• Project 3: Confidentiality Breach
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.
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.
Please, read the Marking Rubric (pdf file) as it is very important.