HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals


HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals course was designed to meet the unique needs of healthcare organizations that provide services covered by HIPAA.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone who has access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training. This comprehensive course covers the three primary components of HIPAA compliance: The Privacy Rule, The Security Rule, and The Breach Notification Rule.

All course content is created by experienced attorneys specializing in risk, regulatory, and compliance training. Our online training courses are easily accessed from anywhere and are conveniently self-paced. A certificate of completion will be available for download immediately upon course completion.

HIPAA Training for Medical Professionals was specifically designed to meet the unique needs of those in medical and treatment settings. This typically includes urgent care clinics, hospitals, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals and more involved in providing care or treatment to patients.

What kind of breaches or disclosures in a care setting are violations? Who must be notified when there is a breach? Find out in this online HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals course.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone who has access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training. Easler Education’s HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals is thorough, accurate, and always up-to-date. In this course, we will cover the three primary components of HIPAA compliance:

  • The Privacy Rule: safeguards all individually identifiable health information and regulates who may have access to PHI, who that information may be disclosed to, and under what circumstances it may be disclosed.
  • The Security Rule: addresses safeguards to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of electronic PHI (e-PHI), to protect e-PHI from security threats and improper usage, etc.
  • The Breach Notification Rule: a HIPAA requirement that covered entities, like employer group health plans, notify patients if the privacy or security of their PHI is compromised in any way.

Our online training courses are easily accessed from anywhere and are self-paced. A certificate of completion will be available for download immediately upon course completion.

The content of every Easler Education course we offer is created by experienced attorneys who specialize in risk, regulatory, and compliance training. You can rest assured that your team will be able to understand all of the applicable HIPAA rules and give them the confidence to carry out the guidelines that it sets forth.

HIPAA violations can be costly, and the possibility of civil or criminal lawsuits, ethical violations, sanctions, and potential loss of medical licenses. That’s why proper training for your team is essential. Don’t take any chances: maintain a high level of compliance and mitigate risks by choosing the most trusted source of workplace training. Trust Easler, and start your HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals course today.

Upon successful completion of this HIPAA Awareness Training for Medical Professionals, participants will be able to:

  • Understand HIPAA's Scope: Understand the basics of HIPAA, including the Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and recognize how these regulations apply to various roles and responsibilities in the medical field.

  • Identify Protected Health Information (PHI): Accurately identify and handle PHI, understand the various forms it may take (e.g., electronic, paper, oral), and comprehend the significance of protecting this information in different healthcare scenarios.

  • Manage Patient Rights: Recognize the rights of patients under HIPAA, including the right to access, amend their health records, and understand how to handle such requests in line with HIPAA regulations.

  • Implement Safeguards for PHI: Gain the ability to effectively implement administrative, physical, and technical safeguards to protect PHI in accordance with the HIPAA Security Rule, considering the unique challenges of a healthcare setting.

  • Recognize and Respond to Breaches: Identify potential breaches of PHI, understand the protocols for reporting breaches under the Breach Notification Rule, and manage such situations responsibly.

  • Apply HIPAA in Practice: Apply the principles of HIPAA in day-to-day medical practice, including how to handle disclosures of PHI to other healthcare professionals, third-party service providers, patients, and in emergency situations.

  • Promote a Culture of Compliance: Understand the value of fostering a HIPAA-compliant culture within the healthcare setting, and possess the skills to educate and guide colleagues on HIPAA compliance.

  • Stay Updated on HIPAA Developments: Recognize the need for ongoing learning about changes or updates in HIPAA regulations and the importance of adapting practices accordingly.

  • Demonstrate Proficiency: Successfully complete a final assessment with a score of 70% or greater, indicating an overall comprehension of the HIPAA regulations as they apply to medical professionals, and showcasing the ability to apply these regulations effectively in their practice.

This HIPAA Awareness Training aims to equip medical professionals with the essential knowledge and practical skills to ensure the privacy and security of PHI in their care, thereby meeting legal obligations, fostering patient trust, and upholding the integrity of the healthcare profession.

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Taking a course developed and reviewed by attorneys with expertise in their subjects ensures learners receive accurate and relevant content. Their specialized knowledge translates into practical insights, preparing learners for real-world applications.

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Learners, managers, and supervisors have direct access to our team of trainers for inquiries, assistance, or questions. Reach out to a US-based trainer by calling or sending an email. We are committed to responding quickly during regular business hours, ensuring you receive timely support to enhance your learning experience.

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Credits Expire Only After Acceptance

Content credits provide a flexible approach to training, only expiring when the user accepts the course invitation. This means training managers can purchase credits ahead of time, enjoy cost savings, and be free to allocate training as it suits training schedules or organizational needs.

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Estimated 1 Hour of Learning

This course provides an estimated 1 hour of content and training and was made to meet or exceed all relevant federal or state training hour mandates, as well as any other certification or qualification requirements. While the duration is for planning and compliance purposes, the completion time may vary according to each learner’s pace, reading speed, and comprehension ability.

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After course completion, learners can immediately download their training certificates. Managers and trainers will also have the ability to view and download certificates for their employees, streamlining the documentation of completed training.

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Instant Manager Account with 2+ Content Credits

With the purchase of two or more credits, a manager account is automatically created. This account streamlines the process of inviting employees, consolidates training certificates, and assists with general compliance and certification training audits.

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HIPAA Compliant

This course is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of those who deal with HIPAA information. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) mandates that anyone who has access to protected health information (PHI) receives initial training and periodic refresher training

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Did you know that our course credits never expire? This provides the flexibility to stock up and learn from anywhere in the world and at any time. Plus, purchasing in bulk is cost-effective, as volume discounts are automatically applied during checkout, providing more value for your investment.

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