HIPAA Compliance (Self-Paced Tutorial)

HIPAA Compliance (Self-Paced Tutorial)

3 Months / 24 Course Hrs
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Details

Are you a health care professional or considering a career in the health care industry, or do you provide services to a health care organization? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then it is mandatory that you understand the compliance requirements of HIPAA, and subsequent rules and laws that affect HIPAA. These laws require all health care professionals to take careful steps to protect protected health information. In this course you will examine the compliance process. You will focus specifically on the Administrative Simplification portion of HIPAA. This course will give real world examples to explain the Privacy rule. You will examine what is meant by covered entities, business associates, and many other relationships within the health care industry impacted by HIPAA. You will understand how computers fit into the Security Rule and examine many types of safeguards, which are crucial components of the Security Rule. You will also learn about the Office for Civil Rights, HIPAA's watchdog organization. 

By the time you finish this course, you will be confident and capable of implementing HIPAA's Administrative Simplification rules, and the laws impacting it, in your own organization. If you are just starting your career in the health care field, you will have a priceless addition to your resume. 

Enrollment Options:
Self-Paced
3 Months Access Course Code: T9691
No Instructor, Start Anytime
$115.00

Syllabus

1 Introduction to HIPAA

2 HIPAA's Major Players: Covered Entities, Business

Associates, and Related Organizations

3 Transactions, Code Sets, and Identifiers

4 Introduction to the Privacy Rule

5 Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information

6 Patient Rights

7 Introduction to the Security Rule

8 Risk Management and the Security Rule Standards

9 Administrative Safeguards

10 Physical and Technical Safeguards

11 Compliance, Rules, and Agreements

12 HIPAA: Wrapping It Up!

Requirements

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.