The Access and Privacy Office offers a variety of privacy-related training sessions, both online and in-person.
Click on the headings below to determine which training session you are required to complete.
Customized Online PHIA and Privacy Training Sessions:
This training session is for anyone associated with an office, unit or department within the Faculty of Health Sciences. This includes, but is not limited to: College of Dentistry, College of Medicine and College of Pharmacy.
Click here to register for the online PHIA Training for the Faculty of Health Sciences staff and students.
This training session is for staff employed by the Office of Fair Practices and Legal Affairs.
Click here to register for the OFPLA privacy training session.
This training session is for anyone associated with the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP), inlcuding those who will be accessing MCHP data for research purposes.
Click here to register for the PHIA Training Module for those associated with the MCHP.
This training session consists of an online PHIA training module and pledge of confidentiality for all individuals taking part in a University of Manitoba research project. The successful completion of this training and pledge of confidentiality will satisfy the Research Ethics Boards (REB) requirements for PHIA training.
Note: All individuals involved in a UM research project that collects Personal Health Information MUST complete this training and sign a pledge of confidentiality, even if the individuals involved with the research project are not employed by or are a student of the University.
Click here to register for the PHIA Training Module for Researchers.
The WRHA PHIA training is also available to individuals through the University's learning management system, UM Learn. The online training contains a series of videos and a quiz. A score of 100% is required to pass the online training.
To determine if you are eligible to take the online WRHA PHIA training, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are eligible, instructions on how to access the training will be sent to you.
General Online PHIA and Privacy Training:
This training session is for those who require the online PHIA training, but may not associate themselves with any of the customized sessions listed above.
Examples include, but are not limited to, Bison Sports, Human Nutritional Sciences, PEERS, Psychological Services Centre, Student Advocacy and Accessibility Services, Student Counseling and Career Services, University Health Services and the University Pharmacy.
Click here to register for the PHIA Training Module.
This training session is for anyone associated with an office, unit or department that does NOT collect personal health information, or provide health services.
Examples include, but are not limited to, Information Services and Technology (IST), the University of Manitoba Bookstore, Parking Services, Student Life and Student Residences.
Click here to register for the General Online Privacy Training .
In-Person Training Sessions:
Privacy training sessions are offered through the Learning & Organizational Development website. Click here to view the Learning & Organizational Development Services Registration System and search for "Information, Privacy and You".
Do you have a group of people in your office or department who would like to have someone from the Access and Privacy Office come out to provide a privacy session specific to your group? Click here to book a group privacy training session.
The Access and Privacy Office will provide in-person WRHA PHIA training sessions for those who require access to WRHA facilities or WRHA records as part of their studies or research.
Click here to book a WRHA PHIA Orientation for your group.
Last Updated: October 3, 2016
The online training sessions are self-directed training tools designed to educate and inform you about your responsibilities under The Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) and/or The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), and will enable you to sign the University of Manitoba's Pledge of Confidentiality.
Our office also provides in-person training sessions for individuals and groups.
Need help determining which training session is required of you?
Contact our office by email or by phone at 204-474-7559 (M-F 8:30 - 4:30 CST).