6 HIPAA Continuing Education Courses to Take From UWA Online

HIPAA continuing education courses

Any organization or person who works in or in conjunction with the healthcare industry, or who has access to protected health information, must comply with HIPAA guidelines. HIPAA stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and it was first enacted in 1996 as an effort to incrementally reform healthcare in terms of cost, simplifying administrative processes and improving privacy of patients’ health information. If you are an employer looking to train employees, or if you are an individual seeking HIPAA certifications, UWA Online can help. Read more about these six HIPAA continuing education courses to take from UWA Online.

HIPAA: An Introduction 3509

This course was designed for general audiences who seek to understand HIPAA, how it affects them personally and/or how they should be familiar with HIPAA standards for the purpose of their daily operations. Topics covered will include: why HIPAA was enacted, individual rights under HIPAA, identification off examples of protected health information, requirements for working with protected health information and risks for HIPAA non-compliance. Tuition for this course is $40, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

HIPAA Applying Legislation in Operational Management 4257

This mini course will give participants an overview of medical law and will outline requirements for complying with medical law. In addition, students will learn about equipment inventory. Tuition for this course is $40, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

HIPAA Applying Rules to Privacy 4226

This mini course will give students an overview of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and will discuss its purpose. Participants will also learn about Personal Health Information (PH) and the Hitech Act. Tuition for this course is $40, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

HIPAA for Nurses 3507

As primary caregivers responsible for applying HIPAA rules every day, nurses will benefit from this course that focuses on case studies specific to three areas: protected health information, electronic transactions security and physical safeguards. The course seeks to help participants understand individual rights and responsibilities under HIPAA in an effort to help them safeguard sensitive health information. Tuition for this course is $40, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

HIPAA for Substance Abuse Providers 3508

Similar to nurses, substance abuse care providers are responsible for applying HIPAA rules several times a day through the nature of their work. The course will include a general discussion of HIPAA and course studies pertaining to three different areas: protected health information, electronic transactions security and physical safeguards. Tuition for this course is $40, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

HIPAA Privacy Rule Training for Healthcare Organizations 3421

This is a foundations course that can benefit all who are associated with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. With maintaining patient privacy at the core of HIPAA, it is vital that all healthcare professionals complete regular HIPAA privacy training. This course defines the purpose of the HIPPA privacy rule and outlines the most current information associated with HIPAA, including privacy and security rules. Participants of this course will also be introduced to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act and how it impacts electronic medical records. Tuition for this course is $495, and registration is open through Dec. 15, 2017. Learn more.

 

Start your HIPAA training today with these HIPPA continuing education courses to take from UWA Online! The health field represents only one subject area that our entire selection of online continuing education courses cover. To see what else we have to offer, visit www.uwa.edu/ce!

 

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