HIPAA: The Basics

 

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects the confidentiality and security of healthcare information. HIPAA creates and protects individual privacy rights for protected health information and governs the use and disclosure of that information.

$9.95

Hours: 0.50
REL-ALL-0-HBASIC

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Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

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This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

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Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1619294

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

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Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health (LHH) Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH) Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 0.50 contact hours.

Pennsylvania Personal Care Home Administrators

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American Occupational Therapy Association

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Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals

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Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

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Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-HBASIC
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2021
Learning Objectives:
Describe the purpose of HIPAA.
Identify when a HIPAA violation has occurred.
List three steps you can take to avoid a HIPAA violation.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: HIPAA Overview A. A Computer Technician Meets HIPAA B. What is HIPAA? C. Covered Entities and Business Associates D. HIPAA Penalties Section 3: Uses and Disclosures of Protected Health Information A. What is Protected Health Information? B. De-identification C. Permitted Uses and Disclosures of PHI D. The Minimum Necessary Rule E. Breaches F. Breach Notification Requirements G. Steps to Take to Avoid HIPAA Violations Section 4: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations

Instructor: Linda Weaver, PhD, JD
Linda Weaver, Ph.D., J.D. is a licensed psychologist in the state of New Mexico. She holds a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of South Florida and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center. She has over 30 years’ experience in behavioral health, which includes serving as the HIPAA privacy officer for a large behavioral health care organization. Currently, Dr. Weaver consults with large employers regarding the implementation of behavioral health best practices consistent with health care’s complex legal framework. Disclosure: Linda Weaver, PhD, JD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
Relias Learning will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
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All courses offered by Relias Learning, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous Distance Learning with interactivity which includes quizzes with questions/answers, and posttests.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support by calling (800) 381-2321 or emailing support@relias.com