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Fundamental Privacy Laws and Acts


  • US Healthcare Privacy-Related Laws and Privacy Compliance Guidance Course — 03:01:03
    • K0003, K0004, K0038, K0044, K0168, K0222, K0262, K0410, K0615, K0260, S0374

      A look at US healthcare-related laws, including HIPAA, HITCH and GINA.

  • Global Data Protection and Information Privacy Laws Course — 03:13:52
    • K0003, K0004, K0038, K0044, K0615, S0374

      A look at global data protection and information privacy laws.

  • The US Federal Government’s Executive Branch and Information Privacy Course — 01:33:55
    • K0003, K0004, K0038, K0044, K0168, K0222, K0410, K0615, S0374

      Students will take a look at US privacy legislation, including the Privacy Act of 1974.

  • Fundamental Privacy Laws Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:09:00


What you will learn

This learning path covers the role of information privacy within the US federal government’s executive branch. Students will learn about the Privacy Act of 1974, the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988, the E-Government Act of 2002 and the relevant concepts and topics. Next, students will learn about several US healthcare privacy-related laws and rules. They will review HIPAA, the HIPAA Privacy Rule, and the HIPAA Security Rule. They will review HITECH and the Breach Notification Rule, GINA’s privacy protection requirements and more. Finally, students will learn about several global data protection and information privacy laws. They will learn about data protection requirements in the EU GDPR, the UK Data Protection Act, LGDP, PIPEDA and more. Students will also review the concept of data protection principles, children’s online protection and special processing activities requirements.

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