HIPAA: An Overview of HIPAA and the Privacy Rule


Course Overview

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Course Description
This training provides public health professionals with a summary of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

This course is provided by North Carolina Institute for Public Health and will require a secondary login and/or registration. Click the LAUNCH button below to start or be taken to the course.

Target Audience
Public health professionals.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996;
  2. Discuss the Privacy Rule and its purpose;
  3. Determine when private information can or cannot be disclosed; and
  4. Explain how HIPAA and the Privacy Rule affect public health practice and research.

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)
Competencies XX.B (Tier 2)

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
None listed

Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
None available

25 mins.

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Course Publication Date
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