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HLT 162 - Selected Topics in Health Science : Hiller: How this Guide Works

Courseguide for HLT 162

HIPAA

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules

Learn about the Rules' protection of individually identifiable health information, the rights granted to individuals, breach notification requirements, OCR’s enforcement activities, and how to file a complaint with OCR.

A doctor privately reads medical records

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: US Department of Health and Human Services

How this Guide Works

The purpose of this class is to introduce students to the ethical and legal framework of healthcare professionals, including topics such as HIPPA, confidentiality, patient/resident rights and a professional code of conduct. Essential knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes as well as cultural and developmental competencies for the healthcare professional will be explored.

The course will emphasize current safety and quality trends, including population based care, risk reduction as it relates to medical errors, trans-disciplinary care, evidenced based practice and electronic health records in a contemporary health care world. - The Syllabus

The role of this course guide is to provide students with a comprehensible list of resources that will support the learning and outcomes for their class.