Information Governance



Information governance, or IG, is an emerging term used to encompass the set of multi-disciplinary structures, policies, procedures, processes and controls implemented to manage information at an enterprise level, supporting an organisation’s immediate and future regulatory, legal, risk, environmental and operational requirements.

This course covers the basics to enable learners to understand the policies required to implement or understand Information Governance.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 34 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

Occupations that can use this course:

  • Hospital workers
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Care workers


  • Introduction
    • Introduction to information governance
    • Caldicott Protocols
  • Acts and regulations
    • Data protections
  • Information Governance
    • Information Governance
    • Guidance and writing records
    • Information Security
    • Information sharing and consent
    • Principles, Law and confidentiality
    • record Keeping, Management and an individuals rights
    • Why we keep records and what responsibilities are there
  • Summary