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OMD Virtual Care Privacy & Security Training Module Event Organized By: Ontario MD Sector:Hospitals,Primary Care

Event Details

As virtual care becomes an increasingly integral part of the healthcare landscape, the need for robust privacy and security measures has never been more critical. The OMD Virtual Care Privacy & Security Training Module equips primary care clinicians with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the unique challenges of delivering care in a virtual setting, ensuring the protection of patient information and compliance with relevant legislation.

Key Highlights of the Module:

  • In-depth Exploration of Applicable Legislation: Gain a thorough understanding of the legal framework surrounding virtual care, including the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and other relevant privacy laws. This module helps clinicians comprehend their obligations and the rights of patients in the context of virtual care.
  • Consent Requirements for Virtual Care: Learn about the specific consent requirements necessary for providing virtual care. The module delves into how consent differs in a virtual setting compared to in-person care, providing clinicians with practical guidance on obtaining and documenting consent in compliance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Privacy Policies Tailored to Virtual Care: Discover how to develop and implement privacy policies that address the unique aspects of virtual care delivery. This includes strategies for safeguarding personal health information (PHI) in a digital environment, ensuring secure communication channels, and preventing unauthorized access to patient data.
  • Designed Specifically for Primary Care Clinicians: This training module is tailored to meet the needs of primary care providers venturing into or expanding their practice in the virtual care domain. By focusing on real-world applications and offering scenario-based learning, the module ensures relevance and applicability to your day-to-day operations.

The OMD Virtual Care Privacy & Security Training Module is an indispensable resource for any primary care clinician looking to provide safe, secure, and compliant virtual care services. This comprehensive training not only prepares you to meet the legal requirements but also instills confidence in your patients that their personal health information is protected in the virtual care environment.

Embark on your journey to excellence in virtual care delivery by exploring this essential training module today.


On Demand (2024)


Ontario MD

OntarioMD (OMD) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Medical Association and receives funding from the Province of Ontario to support family physicians, specialists, nurse practitioners and their staff to adopt and efficiently use digital health technology to care for their patients.