Project 3: Confidentiality Breach

| December 21, 2015

The word limit for this assessment is 2000 words.
Review the scenario 1 below and address the points below in a report format:
o Identify the legal and ethical issues raised.
o Identify appropriate legislation for the particular scenario that you are reviewing.
o Identify risk management strategies that can be implemented in order to avoid breaches of confidentiality.
o Develop a policy to address the issues raised in the scenario selected.
Scenario 1
An employee obtained confidential patient information from the hospital medical records and used this information to visit a former female

patient at her home. This was done without invitation. The employee was a male nurse at a public hospital. There was no work related

reasons that the employee had for visiting the patient. The employee was subsequently dismissed from employment.

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