Impact of POPIA on ethical clinical practice today

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It is now four years since the POPIA came into full effect in South Africa and apparent real-world clinical and ethical implications have emerged

Learning objectives

You will learn:

  • The fundamental principles of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and how it balances the right to quality healthcare and the right to privacy
  • The types of data that are considered as personal information and scenarios in which personal information can ethically be shared, in compliance with the POPIA
  • Rights of access to personal information and the age of consent
  • How the POPIA speaks to the fundamental principles of medical ethics
  • The means by which a clinical practice can ensure POPIA compliance
  • What to expect when the Information Regulator investigates.
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 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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