HIPAA Privacy Training for Pharmacy [CE Option]

This bundled course contains all the ACPE requirements for CE credit: the HIPAA Privacy Training for Pharmacy course, as well as its CE Exam and Evaluation.

HIPAA Privacy Training for Pharmacy is part of the HIPAA Training suite for employees. This course provides information on the HIPAA and HITECH Privacy rules and regulations that impact every pharmacy employee's job and responsibilities.

Pharmacy workforce members, particularly pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, will learn how to apply HIPAA/HITECH Privacy rules and regulations during their daily activities and interactions with customers. Employees gain a working knowledge of policies and procedures for keeping customer protected health information (PHI) secure.

The lessons in this course will cover:

  • Basic HIPAA concepts and definitions
  • Methods for safeguarding PHI
  • Customer rights in use of PHI
  • Civil and criminal penalties for HIPAA violations
  • Pharmacy administrative responsibilities and procedures

Special care is taken to explain how every pharmacy employee can safeguard customers’ PHI.

The course also includes the changes brought about by the Omnibus Final Rule and offers an easily accessible glossary of regulatory terms.

Learners take a final assessment to demonstrate their mastery of course content.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify HIPAA, the HITECH Act and their basic concepts
  • Characterize employee responsibilities regarding medical identity theft
  • Classify the pharmacy’s administrative role in handling protected health information (PHI) and protecting customers’ rights
  • Specify when criminal or civil penalties or sanctions can be assessed
  • Identify how the rights of individuals and the uses and disclosure of PHI have been modified by the Omnibus Rule

Authors

  • Kevin Nicholson, R.Ph., J.D.
    Vice President, Government Affairs and Public Policy. National Association of Chain Drug Stores
  • Deepti Loharikar, J.D.
    Director, Federal and State Public Policy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Accreditation

Conduent Healthcare Knowledge Solutions, Inc.,is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

To earn 0.5 Contact Hour or 0.05 CEU of credit for HIPAA Privacy Training for Pharmacy, participants must complete the course materials, earn a score of 70% or better on its CE Exam, and complete the course evaluation. After passing the exam and completing the evaluation, you will then be able to claim your credit and submit it directly to CPE Monitor.

Publication Information

ACPE UAN:

  • Pharmacists: 0296-0000-16-003-H03-P
  • Pharmacy Technicians: 0296-0000-16-003-H03-T

Credit:

  • 0.5 Contact Hour
  • 0.05 CEUs

Release Date: April 15, 2016

Expiration Date: April 15, 2019 No credit will be given for examinations received after this date.

Fee: $24.95 (MSRP)

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

System Requirements

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  • Windows 7/ Windows 8/ Windows 10
  • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
  • Internet connection: Internet functionality requires dial-up or broadband Internet access
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater
  • Flash Player 11.0 or greater

 

Provider Contact Information: For questions regarding the accreditation of this activity please email acpe@learnsomething.com.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality: Conduent Healthcare Knowledge Solutions, Inc. maintains and respects privacy and confidentiality that relates to the CPE activities it provides on the Internet.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0296-0000-16-003-H03-P 0.05 CEUs April 15, 2016 - April 15, 2019
ACPE# 0296-0000-16-003-H03-T 0.05 CEUs April 15, 2016 - April 15, 2019