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HIPAA Security And Privacy Training

HIPAA Security And Privacy Training

Your Organization Is Only As Secure As Its Weakest Link

Get comprehensive HIPAA privacy and security training to protect patient data and avoid employee actions that might lead to a data breach. We offer customized HIPAA training for business associates, covered entities, and hybrid entities.

Choose From the Following Trainings

Discusses and includes an overview of HIPAA and HITECH, secure use and disclosure of PHI, securing PHI, rights of individuals, federal enforcement, and breach notification. After the course, students will be required to complete a summary quiz to check understanding.

Course Outline: Complying with HIPAA for Covered Entities

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • Real people, real stories
  • An overview of HIPAA
  • Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Your HIPAA responsibilities
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA and workplace compliance

Lesson 2: Using and Disclosing PHI

  • The HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Use, disclose, and requests
  • Types of disclosures
  • Knowledge checks - PHI and compliance in the workplace

Lesson 3: Rights of Individuals

  • Notice of privacy practices
  • Individual rights explained
  • Handling requests
  • Knowledge checks - Individual rights and compliance in the workplace

Lesson 4: Securing PHI

  • HIPAA security regulations
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Administrative safeguards
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA security and workplace compliance

Lesson 5: Enforcement and Breach Notification

  • HIPAA enforcement and penalties
  • Types of violations
  • Breach notification
  • Knowledge checks - Breach notification and workplace compliance

Lesson 6: Course Summary and Next Steps

  • Assessment (tracked for compliance)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security policy and procedure links

Discusses and includes an overview of HIPAA and HITECH, secure use and disclosure of PHI, rights of individuals, federal enforcement, and breach notification. After the course, students will be required to complete a summary quiz to check understanding.

Course Outline: Complying with HIPAA for Covered Entities

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • Real people, real stories
  • An overview of HIPAA
  • Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Your HIPAA responsibilities
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA and workplace compliance

Lesson 2: Using and Disclosing PHI

  • The HIPAA Privacy Rule
  • Use, disclose, and requests
  • Types of disclosures
  • Knowledge checks - PHI and compliance in the workplace

Lesson 3: Rights of Individuals

  • Notice of privacy practices
  • Individual rights explained
  • Handling requests
  • Knowledge checks - Individual rights and compliance in the workplace

Lesson 4: Securing PHI

  • HIPAA security regulations
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Administrative safeguards
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA security and workplace compliance

Lesson 5: Enforcement and Breach Notification

  • HIPAA enforcement and penalties
  • Types of violations
  • Breach notification
  • Knowledge checks - Breach notification and workplace compliance

Lesson 6: Course Summary and Next Steps

  • Assessment (tracked for compliance)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security policy and procedure links

Discusses and includes an overview of HIPAA and HITECH, secure use and disclosure of PHI, rights of individuals, federal enforcement, and breach notification. After the course, students will be required to complete a summary quiz to check understanding.

Course Outline: Complying with HIPAA for Business Associates

Lesson 1: Introduction

  • Real people, real stories
  • An overview of HIPAA
  • Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Your HIPAA responsibilities
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA and workplace compliance

Lesson 2: Using and Disclosing PHI

  • Business associate agreements
  • Use and disclosure
  • Types of disclosures
  • Handling requests
  • Knowledge checks - PHI and compliance in the workplace

Lesson 3: Securing PHI

  • HIPAA security regulations
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Administrative safeguards
  • Knowledge checks - HIPAA security and workplace compliance

Lesson 4: Enforcement and Breach Notification

  • Types of proprietary business information
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Handling sensitive business information

Lesson 5: Course Summary and Next Steps

  • Assessment (tracked for compliance)
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security policy and procedure links

Discusses recognizing the risks and consequences of using social media, identifying the negative impact of improper use of social media, and defining best practices for using social media responsibly.

Course Outline: Responsible Use of Social Media in Healthcare

Lesson 1: Social Media Risks and Benefits

  • Social media nightmares
  • Social media overview
  • Benefits of social media
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Policies and Standards

  • Your impact
  • HIPAA and social media
  • Social media principles
  • Personal versus professional boundaries
  • Applying best practices
  • Making your opinion count
  • Knowledge check
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Course Summary and Next Steps

  • Assessment (tracked for compliance)
  • Security resources and links

Top reasons to partner with SecurityMetrics for Security HIPAA Training

Up-To-Date Content

Just as your organization's healthcare practices must be kept up-to-date to effectively treat patients, employees must be trained on current security issues and solutions to effectively secure your organization.

Real Life Examples And Applications

Our HIPAA training provides palpable examples, applications, and stories that your employees can relate to and learn from.

High Engagement And Interaction

Most employees don't look forward to a day full of HIPAA training. Our trainings were created to be highly engaging and interactive to increase the level of information retention and organization-wide application.

Training Completion Management

It's important to know which employees have completed their training, and when. SecurityMetrics HIPAA Training allows you to easily monitor training completion, renewal deadlines, and training quiz scores.

Related Links

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    We intend our guide to be a “deskside” reference for the day-to-day and recurring demands of HIPAA compliance. It’s meant to strike a balance between generally informative and specifically practical. Those who use our guide report that it is “thorough and detailed-oriented. Very helpful.”

  • Webinar How To Prepare For A HIPAA Audit

    A HIPAA compliance audit is one way to fill holes that lead hackers to your patient data. In this webinar, we'll discuss the steps to prepare for a HIPAA audit.

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  • Podcast SecurityMetrics Podcast

    This podcast is intended to help businesses of all sizes as well as individuals–whether security professionals or not. We want to break security concepts down well enough that anyone can understand the top cybersecurity threats and how to deal with them.

  • Guide SecurityMetrics Guide to PCI DSS Compliance

    The SecurityMetrics Guide to PCI DSS Compliance will help you understand current PCI requirements and trends, so that you can better protect data from inevitable future attacks.

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