HIPAA Privacy and Security Training

HIPAA Privacy and Security Training

Course Overview

This HIPAA training course is an overview of the HIPAA privacy and security regulations and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed the HIPAA Privacy & Security for Covered Entities course. This HIPAA training awareness course is intended to keep medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals aware of the privacy and security rules and the importance of protecting patient health information and electronic security.

Course Accreditation

This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 1 administrative/general CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.

Author Information

Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.

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Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.

Approval Number:

137957

Intended Audience

This HIPAA training awareness course is intended to keep medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals aware of the privacy and security rules and the importance of protecting patient health information and electronic security. It is developed for front-line supervisors, workers, trainees, and volunteers who work with protected health information for healthcare providers, health insurance companies, and healthcare clearinghouses. Examples of covered entities include:

  • Clinics
  • Hospitals
  • Students
  • Group practices
  • Health insurance companies
  • Healthcare clearinghouses

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education HIPAA course, medical assistants and allied healthcare professionals will be able to:

  • List the major components of HIPAA Privacy and Security rules
  • Describe the rules about using and disclosing protected health information (PHI)
  • Describe how individual rights are protected under HIPAA
  • Recall good security practices
  • Describe breach notification
  • Recall the HIPAA penalty and enforcement provisions

Course outline

  • 1. Introduction and history
  • 2. Covered entities
  • 3. Protected health information
  • 4. Safeguards
  • 5. Compliance enforcement
  • 6. Conclusion

Disclaimer:

This is a summary of key elements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and not a complete or comprehensive guide to HIPAA compliance. Entities regulated by HIPAA are obligated to comply with all of its applicable requirements and should not rely on this program as a source of legal information or advice.
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