Advanced HIPAA Compliance for the Dental Professional

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The Advanced HIPAA course validates your professional achievement and commitment to compliance. Course requirements include participating in class discussion questions, completing self-review questions with 80% accuracy and contributing to the course glossary and Wiki as well as completing the Privacy Rule Assignment and Security Rule Assignment.

Upon successful completion of this course, you are eligible to take the HIPAA credential exam to earn the Certified Dental Specialist in HIPAA credential and use CDSH™ after your name.

This course provides you with an in-depth review of these laws along with practical applications for dentistry. Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Differentiate between the requirements of each law
  2. Acquire an in-depth understanding of your regulatory obligations
  3. Compare regulatory requirements against their current HIPAA compliance program
  4. Integrate HIPAA requirements into their practice


Introduction and Welcome

  • Instructor introduction
  • Course Syllabus
  • Grading Rubric

Section 1 History of Privacy and Privacy Laws

  • Privacy and Security Rules
  • HITECH Act and Omnibus Rule

Section 2 Privacy Rule

  • Who must comply
    Permitted uses and disclosures of PHI
    Administrative requirements

Section 3 Security Rule

  • Administrative safeguards
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Risk analysis and breach notification

Final Coursework Assignments

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