HIPAA Training for Health Professionals 2024

HIPAA Training for Health Professionals 2024

Protecting patients’ privacy in the health care arena is an important responsibility for pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. It is important to be familiar with your employer’s or experiential sites policies relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This course provides an overview of HIPAA’s major components related to patient privacy and tips for complying with its provisions. 

Upon successful completion of this course, learners should be able to:
1. Explain the purpose of the HIPAA law
2. List what constitutes protected health information (PHI)
3. Describe the HIPAA “minimum necessary” requirement
4. Discuss what patient information is considered appropriate to communicate via electronic messaging
5. Apply lessons learned and pharmacy policies to case scenarios
6. Discuss how the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the HIPAA Security Rule differ in scope, and what pharmacy practitioners need to know.
7. Describe electronic protected health information (ePHI) examples and understand how pharmacies may receive, create and store ePHI.
8. Evaluate the Security Rule and the administrative, physical, and technical safeguards required by the Rule to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of ePHI.
9. Demonstrate how to conduct a risk analysis using Health & Human Services (HHS) guidance.

Marsha Millonig, BPharm, MBA
President and CEO
Catalyst Enterprises, LLC

Victor Vercammen, PharmD, RPh
Sr. Director of Pharmacy Quality, Compliance & Education
Giant Eagle

Marsha Millonig and Victor Vercammen have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose. 

Course fee includes course and course materials.
Course is non-refundable.
Release Date: January 1, 2024
Expiration Date: December 31, 2024

THIS COURSE DOES NOT PROVIDE CPE CREDIT 

Additional information

Duration

2h 0m

Topic Designator

Compliance & Regulatory

ACPE

No

ACPE Topic
Role

Technician

Media-Type

Written

Release Date

1/1/24

CEUs

0

Rating

4

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