Upon completion, you will be able to:
- Describe the professional and legal obligations for physicians to protect health information and maintain patient confidentiality.
- Define the concept of implied consent when sharing patient information within the circle of care.
- Recognize specific situations where the law requires or allows disclosure of confidential patient information without the consent of the patient
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA. You may claim a maximum of 0.5 hour (credits are automatically calculated).
This activity was published in June 2021.