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Dietetic Internship Privacy Policy (6.13)

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6.13

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.13


 Original
 Revision

Page 1
Of 2

Title: Dietetic Internship Privacy Policy


I. PURPOSE
To provide dietetic interns at UW Health the right of privacy concerning their educational
records and their right to withhold disclosure of categories of directory information routinely
released to the public.

II. POLICY
Students are covered by the UW HEALTH Policy 9.27 Equal Employment Opportunity.

It is the policy of UW HEALTH to maintain confidential personal records on every intern.
These records, located in the Internship Director’s office, are private and are to be treated as
confidential.

The UW HEALTH Dietetic Internship will use only ethical and lawful means to gather
information directly from an applicant or intern, and recognizes its responsibility to provide
adequate safeguards to maintain confidentiality.

Confidentiality of intern records refers to the collection, use, access, dissemination, and retention
of information maintained in the personal records.

III. PROCEDURE
A. During orientation, students will be informed of the location of the office where
departmental student educational records are kept.
B. The information collected and maintained in the personal record will be:
a. Used with discretion, in accordance with this policy.
b. Limited to that use which is necessary for routine business practice.
c. Used as required by law.
C. Personal records will be maintained with appropriate security.
D. A current or former intern’s right to privacy will be reasonably protected in all of the
Distance Dietetic Internship’s dealings with other business and government
organizations.

IV. COORDINATION
Dietetic Interns
Dietetic Internship Program Manager
UW-Madison Nutritional Sciences

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.13


 Original
 Revision

Page 2
Of 2

Title: Dietetic Internship Privacy Policy



SIGNED BY:

Cassandra Vanderwall, MS, RD, CDE, CPT
Program Manager, Dietetic Internship Program

Megan Waltz, MS, RD
Director, Culinary and Clinical Nutrition Services
Director, Dietetic Internship Program

Susan Rees, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CENP
VP Dec, Nursing and Patient Care Services