If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.
If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00.
This course will provide healthcare professionals with basic understanding about the HIPAA rules and regulations.
Stephen P. Williams, JD Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc
All Healthcare Providers
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:
- state the reason for the HIPAA rule.
- discuss the proper method for releasing PHI.
- list the penalties for violation of HIPAA.
Length of Course
Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is an accredited provider of Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.
Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receiveÂ 0.5 contact hours.
Respiratory Care Practitioners: 0.5 clock hours will be awarded by Upstate AHEC, an approved provider of continuing education for respiratory care practitioners by the SC Board of Medical Examiners.
Social Workers: This program has been approved by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners for0.50 clock hours of non-social work continuing education.
Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved forÂ 0.5 hours of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, Marital and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.
Dietitians: 0.50 hours of CPE for registered dietitians.
Others: This program is approved for 0.050 CEUs (0.5 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.
Speakers have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in education activities. Please see individual activities for any conflicts of interest.
Provisions of these educational activities by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC, SCNA or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with activities.