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The Final Omnibus Rule of HIPAA

Program Type

Monograph

Credits

1 Contact Hour(s)

Release Date

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Offline Date:

Saturday, August 1, 2020

ACPE Expiration Date

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Target Audience

Nurse, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician

Cost

$4.00

  • Overview

    The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is an important legal protection of an individuals rights to privacy and security of their health information. The Final Omnibus Rule posed important modifications to the existing rule to strengthen and simplify many aspects of HIPAA. This knowledge based activity will serve as a summary of the major modifications to HIPAA following adoption of the Final Omnibus Rule and highlight key enforcement issues reported by the Department of Health and Human Services.

    Handouts

    Homestudy PDF:   HomestudyPDF_17174H03.pdf

    Financial Support By

    Pharmcon, Inc.
  • Nurse

    Describe how business associates and marketing/fundraising communications are affected by the Final Omnibus Rule
    Identify the strengths that the modifications add to the Notice of Privacy Practices
    Recognize the modification of breach notifications regarding the utilization of risk assessment rather than the risk of harm standard
    Utilizing enforcement data, recognize the most commonly investigated compliance issues and the most common types of covered entities requiring corrective action


    Pharmacist

    Describe how business associates and marketing/fundraising communications are affected by the Final Omnibus Rule
    Identify the strengths that the modifications add to the Notice of Privacy Practices
    Recognize the modification of breach notifications regarding the utilization of risk assessment rather than the risk of harm standard
    Utilizing enforcement data, recognize the most commonly investigated compliance issues and the most common types of covered entities requiring corrective action


    Pharmacy Technician

    Describe how business associates and marketing/fundraising communications are affected by the Final Omnibus Rule
    Identify the strengths that the modifications add to the Notice of Privacy Practices
    Recognize the modification of breach notifications regarding the utilization of risk assessment rather than the risk of harm standard
    Utilizing enforcement data, recognize the most commonly investigated compliance issues and the most common types of covered entities requiring corrective action

  • Activity Type

    Knowledge

    Universal Activity Number

    Nurse 0798-0000-17-174-H03-P

    Pharmacist 0798-0000-17-174-H03-P

    Pharmacy Technician 0798-0000-17-174-H03-T

    ACPE PharmCon, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

    PharmCon, Inc. is an approved course provider for continuing education for nurses by the Florida Board of Nursing. PharmCon is also recognized by the California Board of Nursing as a provider of nursing programs.

    In order to obtain a Statement of Credit, participants must score no less than a 70% on the activity's test and complete a program evaluation.


HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS
Standard Windows/Mac System
iPad or iPhone
Minimum screen resolution: 1024x768
Speakers or headphones
 
 


SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
Google Chrome
Safari
Firefox 3.0.3 or higher
Adobe Acrobat Reader


NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection
 
 
 

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