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Ensuring Regulatory Compliance: HIPAA (FD002)

HIPAA violations can have serious consequences for both dental clinic owners and individual staff members. In this course, the dental office staff obtains the information needed to ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations. This is a beginning level online course that provides an overview of the key components of these regulations and the front desk staff role in all matters related to HIPAA, from onboarding new patients to ensuring proper authorization for the release of patient records.

Benefits to your organization:
- Avoid fines and legal action resulting from HIPAA violations
- Protect patient privacy and confidentiality
- Ensure that all of your staff have a clear understanding of what it takes to be compliant with HIPAA regulations

Who should enroll in this course:
- All dental clinic staff who have not yet had HIPAA training
- Dental office staff who need a HIPAA refresher course
- Individuals who are seeking a new career in dental office reception

Benefits to course participants:
- Avoid fines and legal action resulting from HIPAA violations
- Learn how to comply with HIPAA regulations, which apply to all types of healthcare organizations

By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Identify key elements of HIPAA regulations
- Interact with patients in ways that protect their privacy
- Manage patient information in ways that protect their health information
- Ensure proper authorization is obtained when sharing patient health information

Release Date: 09/24/2018 CE Units: 0.5

  • Course Activity
  • Ensuring Regulatory Compliance: HIPAA
  • Summary
  • Key Take-Aways
  • Quiz
  • Ensuring Regulatory Compliance: HIPAA Quiz
  • Course Feedback Survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years