Within the Swiss Personalized Health Network (SPHN) and related national initiatives researchers use patient data (i.e., confidential human data) in their research projects. Dealing with confidential human data requires awareness of data privacy, respective laws and information security. This course explains what should be done in practice to protect the patients’ privacy when performing biomedical research on human data.
For researchers and users of the SPHN/BioMedIT infrastructure this course is mandatory. The course will be repeated a few times per year and at various locations in Switzerland (including a planned e-learning version).
This course is addressed to
At the end of the course, the participants are expected to:
Course participants should be involved in current or future SPHN projects. However, the course is also open to related activities given that space is still available.
There is no specific background knowledge required.
An on-line exam is available. For the SPHN/BioMedIT researchers/users working with sensitive human data the exam is mandatory, and it must be done a few days after the course date.
The course is free of charge.
Deadline for registration: 25 March 2019.
You will be informed by email of your registration confirmation.
University of Basel, "Alte Universität", room 101, Rheinsprung 9, 4051 Basel
The course will start at 13:30 and end around 15:30.
Coordination: Sofia Georgakopoulou (University of Basel & SIB), Diana Coman Schmid (ETH Zurich & SIB), Heinz Stockinger (SIB) with SPHN DCC
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