By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name three points on a HIPAA compliance checklist to consider to make sure that you are in full compliance.
-Name three ways in which HIPAA guidelines affect psychiatrists.
-Name three concepts related to the client’s informed consent.
-Name three concepts that focus on the HIPAA guidelines related to minors.
-Name three risks in which ethical boundaries could be broken due to the sharing of HIPAA approved information on the internet.
-Name three changes in boundaries in regards to the disclosure of raw test data.
-Name three controversies created by HIPAA and its possible breach of privacy boundaries.
-Explain when is it appropriate to disclose confidential information without the consent of the individual.
-Explain how did HIPAA extend the requirement of privacy protection to entities that it was not authorized to regulate.
-Name the six steps to Yennie’s HIPAA compliance plan.
-Explain what is “data scrubbing”.
-Explain what should Mental Health Professionals be especially familiar with.
-Explain what are the type of research must adhere to relevant HIPAA regulations.
-Explain how does HIPAA broadly define “personal health information” (PHI).
-Explain what are the conditions can a clinic deny access to a person’s personal health information.
-Explain what is the second confidentiality problem under HIPAA.
-Explain what is the challenge concerning healthcare organizations ensuring HIPAA compliance.
-Explain how are psychotherapy notes treated differently than other medical records.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Psychology CEUs, Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, MFT CEUs