This course will help you confidently navigate your Privacy Officer role 

 Learn the ins and outs of PHIPA compliance, best practices and emerging developments  Know how to prepare for and respond to privacy breaches  We give you a suite of privacy policies, communications material, overview of Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario orders and decisions (updated as they are released), plus checklists  Attend our May 30th launch day in person or via webcast, plus join twice-monthly webinars live, or access the recordings on your own time through to the end of your subscription (totalling approx. 30 hours of training)  Be part of our vibrant community and don't go it alone!  


Early Bird Deadline April 12, 2019

Details & Registration

Simplifying the Health System

About Us

Mary Jane Dykeman and Kathy 0'Brien are partners at DDO Health Law in Toronto.  

Mary Jane is the lead trainer for the Privacy Officer Course and is a co-founder of our data law practice.  

We work with health care and community service organizations across the continuum of care. We know exactly why PHIPA was drafted as it was, the nuance of PHIPA’s application within your environment, and the common and complex issues Privacy Officers and others working in privacy face daily. We have developed scenarios that will resonate with you, and practical tools to get the job done.  

The Venue

Vantage Venues (formerly St. Andrews Conference Centre) is convenviently located at St. Andrews subway station in the Sunlife Building at 150 King Street West, 27th Floor, Rm L2, Toronto, ON

Bonus! Receive a free PHIPA guide with every paid registration*

(*$92 value)

The PHIPA Guide is a comprehensive, practical resource for all health care providers about this complex legislation that provides a detailed, well-organized explanation of the Act and regulations and how they apply to and affect all health care settings.


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Overview of some topics to be covered

  • Recent developments, Risk management and due diligence
  • IPC/O orders and decisions review
  • Privacy basics, including general limiting principles and collection rules
  • Privacy compliance overview
  • Creating and reinforcing a culture of privacy
  • Security and safeguards, audits and increasing number of shared systems
  • Consent and capacity (PHIPA)
  • Secondary uses and disclosures
  • Who is the health information custodian? 
  • Privacy breach investigation & response
  • Dealing with media
  • Special rules related to children
  • Special rules in mental health settings
  • and much more


What Our Participants Think

“This seminar was hands down the best privacy seminar I have ever attended. AMAZING! ” 

Alona B.

The instructors and team . . . are healthcare privacy experts and this course is a valuable resource for all healthcare Privacy Officers. The training provided me the knowledge to transition into my new role confidently. 

“I really appreciated the templates! As an ED who wears many hats, this was a huge time saver and plus gave me the relief that we have in place what we need now.

Privacy in the Health Care Sector 

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