By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain three points on a HIPAA compliance checklist that make sure you are in full compliance.
-Explain three ways in which HIPAA guidelines affect psychiatrists.
-Explain three concepts related to the client’s informed consent.
-Explain three concepts that focus on the HIPAA guidelines related to minors.
-Explain when is it appropriate to disclose confidential information without the consent of the individual.
-Explain the six steps to Yennie’s HIPAA compliance plan.
-Explain according to the HIPAA confidentiality standards, what should mental health professionals be especially familiar with.
-Explain "data scrubbing".
-Explain how HIPAA extended the requirement of privacy protection to entities that it was not authorized to regulate.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."