HIPAA Training for Pharmacy [2024 Update - CE Available]

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

HIPAA Training for Pharmacy is part of the HIPAA Training suite for employees. This course provides information on the HIPAA and HITECH 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 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
  • Security issues
  • Pharmacy administrative responsibilities and procedures
  • Civil and criminal penalties for HIPAA violations

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 and the HITECH Act and their basic concepts
  • Specify how the Omnibus Rule modifies and expands the reach of HIPAA and the HITECH Act
  • Characterize employee responsibilities in maintaining privacy and security
  • Classify the pharmacy’s administrative role in handling protected health information and protecting customers’ rights
  • Classify the pharmacy’s security responsibilities
  • Specify when criminal or civil penalties or sanctions can be assessed


Deepti Loharikar, J.D.
Director, Federal and State Public Policy, National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Author's Disclosure:

The author has no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research, or services may be discussed in this study. There is no discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product.


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

To receive educational credit, participants must also pass the HIPAA Training for Pharmacy (CE Exam) with a score of 70% or better and complete its online evaluation form. After passing the assessment, you can claim your credit and submit it directly to CPE Monitor.

Publication Information


  • Pharmacists: 0296-0000-24-004-H03-P
  • Pharmacy Technicians: 0296-0000-24-004-H03-T


  • 1.0 Contact Hour
  • 0.1 CEUs

Release Date: 04/01/2024

Expiration Date: 04/01/2027 No credit will be given for examinations received after this date.

Fee: $39.95 (MSRP)

Activity Type: Knowledge-based

Target Audience: Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

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Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE# 0296-0000-24-004-H03-T 0.1 CEUs April 01, 2024 - April 01, 2027
ACPE# 0296-0000-24-004-H03-P 0.1 CEUs April 01, 2024 - April 01, 2027