- Course Code: USVC19PAD
- Location: Online
- Duration: 0.75 hours
- Cost: £49.00
- Qualification: All modern browsers and devices
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices and browsers
Privacy and Dignity
Privacy and dignity are two principles that are the basis of the modern healthcare system. These are crucial for ensuring that patients are respected and properly cared for in a setting that often leaves many feeling uncomfortable and exposed.
Understanding your rights as a patient and how they should be respected is important when seeking treatment. While there are many other principles that are considered in patient care, privacy and dignity take priority as much as possible.
People who learn about privacy and dignity often benefit from a better understanding of what to expect from healthcare providers, what counts as part of dignity and privacy and how the principles are applied.
This course will go into detail on the specifics of dignity and privacy and the importance of the principles in all healthcare settings.
We begin by explaining what privacy is in relation to the healthcare sector, the components of dignity and the benefits of these principles.
Next, we go into detail about the steps that you can take when applying these principles in a healthcare setting.
Finally, we give you tips and advice on how to apply these principles with ease in various settings, both inside and outside healthcare.
You Will Learn:
- About the importance of privacy and dignity in the healthcare industry
- What dignity is
- What privacy is in relation to the medical definition and application
- How these principles are applied
The Benefits of Taking This Course:
- You will be able to understand the importance of preserving patients’ privacy and dignity throughout the care and treatment process
- You will see how dignity is applied across various aspects of care
- You will learn the benefits of these principles, as well as their importance
Who can take the Privacy and Dignity Certificate course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 1 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 1 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 1 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Privacy and Dignity Certificate course?We estimate that the course will take about 0.75 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.