Confidential Information: Legal Definition & Types


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What would be an example of confidential information?

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Tony filled out an informed consent form before completing a study. His information was not released outside the designated parties.

Was his confidential information violated? Why?

2. What is an example for when a breach of confidentiality is okay?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz and worksheet to see how familiar you are with confidential information, including examples of it. Make sure you know what does and does not constitute a breach of confidential information in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about:

  • An example of confidential information from a given list
  • Whether a sample scenario shows a breach of confidential information
  • When a breach of confidentiality is okay

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on confidential information and the law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how a counselor should respond to a client saying they murdered someone
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of confidential information

Additional Learning

Confidential Information: Legal Definition & Types is a lesson you can use any time to review more about:

  • Why some information should be confidential
  • Types of confidential information
  • The purpose of an informed consent form