Implementing Controls for HIPAA Compliance Learning Path

Learn to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of PHI and ePHI.

5 hours, 25 minutes

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About Implementing Controls for HIPAA Compliance

A covered entity is required to have updated policies and procedures defining how their organization handle the privacy and security of their ePHI. This learning path will help you implement hardware, software and procedural mechanisms to examine access and other activity in information systems that contain or use ePHI. You'll learn all the information necessary to administer HIPAA compliance training for your organization.



Implementing Controls for HIPAA Compliance Skill Assessment

Assessment - 61 questions

Privacy and Security in Health Care and Public Health

Course - 00:26:00

This course explores the nature and purpose of HIPAA. Beginning with why HIPAA is important, explore the advantages of HIPAA implementation and the importance of its role.
HIPAA Data Privacy and Data Regulation

Course - 01:26:00

In this course, we explore helpful suggestions on how HIPAA businesses should comply not only to HIPAA regulations but also to be more familiar with the state laws within their jurisdiction. It helps businesses understand how to be compliant with both HIPAA and state laws.
How to Conduct Assessments

Course - 01:09:00

In this course, you'll dig deeper into the how and why of assessments, as well as different assessment types. You'll learn how assessments are important to understand where you're at within the HIPAA compliance meter.
Key Principles of Security - NIST Standards

Course - 00:53:00

In this course, you'll dive deeper into the details of NIST. Explore what NIST is, its families and security controls, and look at an introductory resource guide for implementing the HIPAA security rule.
HIPAA Training and Awareness

Course - 00:26:00

HIPAA requires covered entities to conduct training. But do you know what areas to cover? How often you must conduct your training? This course will help you cover areas that need to be covered as you get your HIPAA training off the ground and maintain it.
Health Care Data Breaches

Course - 00:29:00

Incident versus breach: what's the difference? Why is it such a big deal? This course will help you understand the main differences between an incident and a breach. You'll take a look at why breaches and incidents are important, and why the difference between them matters.
HIPAA Compliance Checklist

Course - 00:26:00

Now that we have learned HIPAA and understand the importance of implementing HIPAA controls, where do we start? Take a look at building a culture of compliance, data hygiene and the importance of mobile device security.

Meet the author

April Powers

April Powers graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelors in Computer Programming in 2012 and earned her masters in Info Assurance and Security in 2015. Since then she has been pursuing a doctorate in info assurance and security. Her school is a certified learner of the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD). Currently, she works at the Harvard Medical School as their IT Policy and Compliance Administrator and is attending Harvard Extension School to complete her second master’s certificate in Marketing.

With 13+ years of experience in IT, her focus has been in mitigating security structure after a data breach, access management, data mining, physical security, auditing, compliance, data analysis, developing and performing risk management for large organizations.

She brings a background in cryptology, IT governance, privacy, cyber awareness, cyber training and cyber liaison between legal, business and IT.

Her background includes privacy and security in business, education, non-profit organizations, government agencies and healthcare environments.

She evaluates and oversees the adoption of automated information systems to accommodate special and complex agency needs. She analyzes, summarizes, reviews data, reports findings, interprets results, make recommendations, and develop strategies for modern data sharing that focus on consumers privacy, security and compliance.

She works with vendors to negotiate contracts, develop technical requirements, standards and specifications for use and operation of information systems.

She has also presented in multiple security and hacking conferences, authored several security related articles, published in a local newspaper and speaks multiple languages.

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