The purpose of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), especially as it relates to protected health information. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- Describe the intent of HIPAA
- Implement professional practices that protect patients’ privacy
- Incorporate practices that protect security of electronic protected health information
This course is intended for multiple professions, including nurses, certified medical assistants, physicians, dietitians, dietary managers, fitness professionals, health educators, laboratory professionals, radiologic technologists, social workers, EMTs and paramedics and respiratory therapists.
Nurses and certified medical assistants: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
Please note: Certified medical assistants can use contact hours earned from this course as non-preapproved CEUs toward recertification with the American Association of Medical Assistants.