Ethical sharing of patient information

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The ethical principles of a doctor is to be fair, honest, trustworthy, loyal and careful.

You will learn:
• The ethical principle that maintaining a patient’s privacy and not needlessly sharing their personal information is central to their best interests
• The pertinent South African laws that must be considered before divulging a patient’s information
• The principles of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) applicable to the security, privacy and record management of a patient’s personal information
• Fulfilling the requirements of the POPIA in the practice of healthcare.

ATTENTIONKindly note that if you attended the live webinar, you have already received 1 CPD point and will not be permitted to receive additional points for the report. Should this occur, the HPCSA will only record the 1 CPD point from the live webinar, invalidating any additional CPD points from the report. Please note deNovo Medica ensures uploading of your CPD points to the HPCSA: please don’t upload these yourself.

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