HINF 330

Legal and Security Issues in Health Informatics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Introduces students to legal aspects of their profession, including aspects of confidentiality, privacy, legal liability of software systems and contractual issues. Students gain an appreciation for legal terminology, reasoning, and processes as well as basic principles of law which apply to and govern health systems in Canada. Topics in cyber security strategies for health IT are discussed.



  • Admission to BSc in Health Information Science or Combined BSc in Health Information Science and Computer Science; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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