HIPAA Security for CEs and BAs

Online Education Courses

This course provides essential training about the HIPAA security requirements for the entire workforce of Covered Entities (CEs) and Business Associates (BAs).  Lively and engaging, this course explains HIPAA in a clear and understandable way, with numerous concrete examples.  The course is highly interactive and is relevant to workforce members in a wide variety of roles. This course, designed to address annual HIPAA Security training needs, can be purchased as a stand-alone course, or, can be combined with our HIPAA Privacy course for workforce security education.   


Course Objectives:

1.       Review the consequences of data breaches to the organization, patients, and themselves. 

2.       Explore security best practices such as how to:

·         Select good passwords and safeguard them

·         Recognize phishing attempts

·         Be more cautious about clicking links and opening email attachments

·         Appropriately dispose data

·         Protect against unauthorized access to physical or electronic personal health information (PHI)

·         Avoid social engineering schemes

·         Exercise the proper care when using mobile devices

·         Respond appropriately when discovering a data breach. 

·         Review the do’s and don’ts for achieving compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule. 


Course Outline:

? Data Security Overview     

? Passwords     

? Websites and Software     

? Email

? Data Disposal     

? Physical Access      

? Portable Devices     

? Social Engineering

? Data Security Breach


The course was designed by Professor Daniel J. Solove, who is an internationally-known expert in privacy and security law and the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and security training. Professor Solove makes HIPAA come alive in a fun and memorable way.


Discounted pricing is available for groups of 5 or more. Contact james.bell@ahima.org for additional information.


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