Privacy, Confidentiality, and Medical Records
Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-18
Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to
identity (by selecting from alternatives):
The definition of a medical record.
The contents of the clinical and administrative
The purpose of a medical record.
Ownership of and access to medical records.
The definition and purpose of privacy.
Limitations on the right to privacy.
The definition of a privileged communication.
Situations in which confidentiality applies.
its legitimate extensions.
3-10. Situations in which state interests may override
the right to confidentiality.
3-11. Information that should be documented in the
After completing the assignment, complete the
exercises at the end of this lesson. These exercises
will help you to achieve the lesson objectives.