What is GDPR and How to Operationalize It

Recorded Webinar Training Course

Course Description

This course is a recorded webinar training provided in collaboration with data privacy and protection experts MyData-TRUST. The objective of this GDPR training is to facilitate an internal kick-off and begin to launch an effective response program to the EU GDPR across the organization. It will help companies to examine the challenges posed by the GDPR and the benefits of proactively demonstrating that the organization is compliant with the new requirements. For context, the live webinar training for this course took place on October 28, 2020.

Webinar Training Objectives

Objectives: (1) Facilitate an internal start-up and start to launch an effective compliance and security response program across the organizations. (2) Examine the challenges posed by the GDPR/Security and the benefits of proactively demonstrating that the organization is compliant with the new requirements.

Topics Covered in Course - Data Privacy

• Introduction of Data Privacy principles and Personal Data

• Legal aspects to take into account when collecting healthcare-related data

• Review of the principles, rights and procedures

• How to manage patient request

• Role of the Data Protection Officer

• Comparison between GDPR and main other international laws (Data Privacy Act (UK), HIPAA, PIPEDA etc.)

• Rules of international Data Transfers

• Impacts of Data Privacy for the collect and processing of personal data

• Key steps to follow for a successful data privacy implementation program

• Risks and penalties under non-compliance

• Return on experience through Data Privacy programs for Clinical implementations and mistakes to avoid


Those from Clinical Trial and Research Industry (Start-up, Biotech, Pharma, e-Health, Diagnostic, MedTech, CROs, Academic, Ect.), member of the GDPR preparation team; Stakeholders in the main areas of data processing (HR, Marketing, Finance, Data Manager, Data Scientists, Data Analysts etc ...); Supervisors of the appropriate user teams; IT specialists.

Course Length

Approximately 90 minutes ( 1.5 hours).

Your Instructor

Barbara Tomasi, PhD, CIPPE, CIPM
Barbara Tomasi, PhD, CIPPE, CIPM

Experienced Privacy Professional with a demonstrated history of working in the pharmaceuticals industry. Skilled in Data Privacy, Personal Data Protection, Intercultural Relations, Privacy Law, Clinical Research and Clinical trials.

Barbara's credo is that Data Privacy compliance is an enhancing and quality factor if taken deeply into account at the early stage of projects.

Continuing Education

Course takers are encouraged to submit course description, course length and course agenda directly to their specific certification associations to confirm course completion will be accepted as part of their continuing education requirements.

Requirements for SOCRA's Re-Certification Continuing Education for Web Based/Online Coursework:

Agenda AND Certificate of attendance and/or letter signed by supervisor. Course Agenda and Certificate of Attendance (at course completion) will be provided to our course takers.

Requirements for ACRP Re-certification Continuing Education

Please contact ACRP directly with this course title, timed agenda/course overview, and objectives included on this page for their approval as a continuing education course in your re-certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like and the course is available - across any and all devices you own.
Will I have access to course updates?
Absolutely yes! You will pay only once for this course but you'll receive access to any and all future updates as long as the course is available.
What is the refund policy for courses?
The courses are non-refundable.

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