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Summary Of The HIPAA Privacy Rule

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About the Course:

This course is intended to provide information on the implementation and intricacies of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. Topics include who is covered by HIPAA, general principles for use and disclosures, administrative requirements, and enforcement of the Privacy Rule.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Summary Of The HIPAA Privacy Rule created by Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Material Author

Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Course Creator

Max Schwanekamp

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the intricacies of the HIPAA Privacy Rule. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Apply the information presented properly and promptly.

  2. Explain the basics of HIPAA and its general principles.

  3. interpret the Privacy Rule for compliance, disclosure, and other provisions that apply to one’s practice or employment.

Article: Summary of the HIPAA privacy rule

Article: Summary of the HIPAA privacy rule

Recent HIPPA Changes

NOTE: In 2011 some HIPAA changes are occurring. This link takes you to a brief summary of changes. The info contained is NOT part of this course, and no exam questions are based upon it.

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Course Number 100298
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
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