EXIAPP - Extension - Info Access & Protection of Privacy

Offered By:
Faculty of Extension

Below are the courses available from the EXIAPP code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 40 Non-credit course

Provides an introduction to the history, theories, and key concepts relevant for the appropriate administration of access and privacy legislation. Access and privacy concepts and principles are examined using federal, provincial, and municipal legislation. Please note that as of January 1, 2010, there will no longer be a course manual mailed to students. The University of Alberta is dedicated to reducing its environmental footprint and in pursuit of this goal we are eliminating all unnecessary printing. Wherever possible, online sources have been identified for reading materials. All course materials and readings will be made available online via eClass.

★ 40 Non-credit course

Defines and explains the concept of privacy in a liberal democracy. Privacy concepts and principles are explored and discussed through an examination of the Federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Key privacy issues facing privacy legislation administrators are also reviewed. Prerequisite: EXIAPP 8171

★ 40 Non-credit course

Identify and discuss key privacy issues and best administrative practices for the successful management and compliance with privacy legislation. Prerequisite: EXIAPP 8171

★ 40 Non-credit course

Define and explain in detail the concept of information access in a liberal democracy. Access concepts and principles are explored and discussed through the examination of the Federal Access to Information Act. Key information access issues facing access legislation administrators are also identified and discussed. Prerequisite: EXIAPP 8171

★ 40 Non-credit course

Identifies and discusses key access issues and best administrative practices for the successful management and compliance with access to information legislation. Prerequisite: EXIAPP 8171

★ 40 Non-credit course

Laws governing health information privacy, access, and management have an impact on health care providers, public bodies with a role in the health care sector, employers, professional regulatory bodies, fundraisers, insurers, and researchers. Learn about policies, practices, laws, and regulations that address confidentiality, privacy, and security information. Health Information Protection, addressing Electronic Health Records, E-Health and Telehealth, Health Research, Surveillance, and Public Health and Information Protection issues will also be examined. Prerequisite: EXIAPP 8171

★ 21 Non-credit course

Discuss the fundamental concept of consent for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. Learn about key aspects of the Canadian legislative framework for personal information data and security, both for the public (The Privacy Act) and the private sector (The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act). Get an overview of the various provincial and territorial privacy acts, to illustrate the variety of approaches adopted to address personal information data and security.

★ 21 Non-credit course

Explore crucial aspects of data protection and security as you learn about the attributes of secure data and the legislative standards for securing personal data. Assess data security in various contexts and identify some of the challenges to securing data, particularly in electronic systems with internet access. Find out how to respond to data breaches and investigate the future of data security, with a look at encryption and other technical 'solutions'.