HIPAA Privacy & Security

Division of Online Learning

  • Privacy Rule
  • PHI
  • authorization
  • breach notification
  • business associate
  • covered entity
  • physical safeguards
  • Enforcement Rule
  • marketing
  • Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Security Rule
  • administrative safeguards

Learn to:

  1. Evaluate and determine whether a given authorization, privacy policy or business associate agreement complies with HIPAA

  2. Identify and articulate the potential enforcement methods and outcomes and the requirements for breach notification

  3. Assess and critique the regulatory choices made under HIPAA

This course allows students to explore multiple layers of HIPAA compliance as it covers the entities and information to which HIPAA applies, consent, types of health information requiring heightened protection, individual rights required under the Privacy Rule and administrative, physical and technical safeguards under the Security Rule. Classroom exercises give students the opportunity to apply newly obtained knowledge facts and analyze whether the situation meet the standards for compliance with HIPAA. Upon completion of this course, students will have an in-depth understanding of the federal law designed to protect the privacy and security of health information.

Master of Science in Jurisprudence Online Degree | Open House - October 24, 2015

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