HIPAA: What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know

Course # 0032


The purpose of this course is to introduce HIPAA and HIPAA-related definitions and concerns.


HIPAA: What Every Health Care Professional Needs to Know is a 1 hour continuing education course that fulfills the mandatory requirement for HIPAA training and education. It examines concepts and definitions concerning HIPAA, 7 patient rights on Protected Health Information (PHI), and potential consequences of HIPAA violations.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe HIPAA concepts and guidelines for health care professionals 2. List 7 patient rights on protected health information (PHI 3. Describe potential consequences of violating HIPAA rules and regulations

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Activity Professionals Addiction Specialists & Drug and Alcohol Counselors Administrators Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist Chaplains Dialysis Technicians HR Professionals Nurses Occupational Therapists Ohio DODD Professionals Personal Care Home Administrators Registered Dietitians Speech Therapists

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