HIPAA and Confidentiality - CHES513

HIPAA and Confidentiality

Practice May Change, But Principles Endure

by Margaret Ecker, RN, MS, PNP and Catherine E. Jordan, MSA, RN, LNCC
CHES513
(4.5 / 115 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Price: $20.00
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Summary:

The federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act was implemented in 1996 and has been revised since then. HIPAA can refer to guidelines that protect your ability to maintain your health insurance as you move from job to job or place to place (“portability”). HIPAA can also refer to efforts to simplify the administration of health insurance. These efforts include the creation of national standards for diagnostic terms, insurance forms and provider identification. Perhaps the most common use of the term for healthcare professionals, however, involves protecting the confidentiality and privacy of healthcare information. In this module, you will learn about parts of HIPAA, especially as they concern nursing and other health professionals and the protection of healthcare information. Because you play a key role in the production of healthcare information, you play a key role in its protection.

Objectives:

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

Accreditation Information
 
This course is designed for health educators.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 8/11/2003
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/11/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/11/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Carla G - Big Sandy, MT  ·  May 22, 2019
I found this course to be informational and educational and will be followed up on. It was also quick and user friendly.
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Pat D - Ames, IA  ·  Apr 17, 2019
some questions didn't really directly refer to written text
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Kim W - Story City, IA  ·  Apr 12, 2019
It is good to review this information.
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Jason B - Ames, IA  ·  Mar 21, 2019
Full of information but not necessarily easy to digest.
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Emily O - Bayamon, PR  ·  Feb 28, 2019
The information presented was very organized and had great flow
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Price: $20.00
CE-PRO Price: $10.00