This engaging NHS and Social Care-specific course will look at why good quality information underpins sound decision making and contributes to the improvement of service provided. It will cover the nature of errors, tell the learner what Information Quality is all about and the management and supporting bodies behind it, as well as stating its role in Information Governance. Having completed the course learners will be able to explain why it is important to an organisation, describe the main areas of legislation and regulation, explain what needs to be done and be in a position to promote best practice within your organisation.
This Virtual College course is structured into a number of engaging learning activities which guide the learner through each activity. These courses are supported by graphics, animations and a range of knowledge challenges which not only help with the retention of information but which are constantly re-enforcing key messages.
- Learning Objectives
- Why Good Information is Essential
- The Nature of Errors
- What is Information Quality Assurance?
- Management and Supporting Bodies
- Information Governance
The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines
On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.
Approximately 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.
Anyone working in the NHS. As information governance is a key issue all employees should know about how to handle patient-identifiable information within an organisation. It is also appropriate to all Public Sector bodies including Education, Council, Police, Fire and Government.
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.