Program Chair(s)

Mary Jane Dykeman

Managing Partner, INQ Law


Health Leadership & Learning NetworkCanadian College of Health Leaders | Collége Canadien des Leaders en SantéAFHTO: Association of family health teams of OntarioCHIMA

Healthcare systems large and small are in the midst of increasingly demanding privacy challenges.

Privacy breaches can result in significant reputational risk, regulatory investigations, and costly litigation.

Recent events, including the COVID-19 pandemic and high-profile cases dealing with personal health information highlight how critical this issue has become for healthcare professionals and organizations. If you are a healthcare risk manager, privacy officer, director of care/professional practice, lawyer advising on privacy and information management issues, nurse or nurse educator, you must have a current understanding of the key issues and how to deal with them.

This timely OsgoodePD program, designed and delivered by a top faculty of leading legal, privacy and health experts, will provide those working in and advising in the healthcare arena with a comprehensive understanding of the pressing issues and practical strategies so that you and your organization are equipped to prevent and effectively manage privacy breaches.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

In this constantly evolving arena, it has never been more critical to be on top of the latest developments. These include:

Privacy challenges in the midst of a health pandemic

Strategies and best practices for responding to and managing privacy breaches in healthcare

Can you disclose someone’s personal health information? When? Who? How?

Managing privacy breaches in an era of intense media scrutiny

How should privacy and security work together?

Privacy challenges in the context of consent, capacity and substitute decision-making

Privacy and the protection of personal health information in community health settings

The ins and outs of investigations: knowing what to do, when to call the IPC, etc…

Who Should Attend

Privacy officers and other privacy professionals working in healthcare settings

Family health teams

Nurses; nurse educators; unit administrators; managers

Directors/VPs of nursing

Patient care managers

Healthcare risk managers

Privacy officers in healthcare

Directors of professional practice

Directors of care

In-house counsel

Lawyers advising on privacy issues and information technology

Human resource professionals in healthcare

Marketing and communications executives in healthcare


View the 2020 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Keynote Speaker

Patricia Kosseim

Commissioner, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario


Mary Jane Dykeman

Managing Partner, INQ Law

Gillian Kafka

General Counsel, Chief Privacy Officer and Chief Information Security Officer, Winterlight Labs

Nyranne Martin

General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer, The Ottawa Hospital

Carole Piovesan

Managing Director, INQ Law, and Co-Founder and Principal, INQ Consulting

Recorded: Nov 3, 2020

$545 + HST

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
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Substantive5h 15m
Total 6h 15m

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