Security Awareness – Handling PHI in Public

0.3 Hours. Self-Study Seminar w/ Video and Learning Exercises.

Developed by: Roy Huggins, LPC NCC; Liath Dalton
Presented By: Roy Huggins, LPC NCC; Liath Dalton

Course Description

Security Awareness

This course provides a supplementary and supportive HIPAA security training to help you meet your compliance requirements.

You’ll learn these tips to keep your PHI secure in public:

  • Back to the wall, Pardner
  • Take it with you
  • Keep it hush-hush

This is not a continuing education course

Educational Objectives

  • Create safety for your PHI through physical relocation
  • Minimize risk of breach by leaving no device behind
  • Recognize when there might be eavesdroppers and adjust accordingly

Syllabus

  • When do we typically handle PHI in public?
  • When and how to hide screens
  • Keeping devices with you
  • Keeping smartphone screens private
  • A 3-step checklist for handling PHI in public

References

  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2006). HIPAA Administrative Simplification . Washington, DC: Author.
  • US Dept. of Health and Human Services. (2013). HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule . Washington, DC: Author.

This course is part of a bundle of security awareness courses.

Purchase the Security Awareness Grab-Bag 2020 Bundle

Presented/Developed By

Roy Huggins, LPC NCCRoy Huggins, LPC NCC, is a counselor in private practice who also directs Person-Centered Tech. Roy worked as a professional Web developer for 7 years before changing paths, and makes it his mission to grow clinicians’ understanding of the Internet and other electronic communications mediums for the future of our practices and our professions.

Roy is an adjunct instructor at the Portland State University Counseling program where he teaches Ethics, and is a member of the Zur Institute advisory board. He has acted as a subject matter expert on HIPAA, security and clinical use of technology for Counseling licensure boards and both state and national mental health professional organizations. He has co-authored or authored 2 book chapters, and he routinely consults with mental health colleagues on ethical and practical issues surrounding tech in clinical practice. He served for 5 years on the board of the Oregon Mental Health Counselors Association and then the Oregon Counseling Association as the Technology Committee Chair.

He really likes this stuff.

Course Co-Presenters

 

Liath Dalton is PCT’s deputy director and a co-owner. Liath is especially passionate about helping therapists be resourced and supported in navigating the security compliance process and identifying the solutions and processes that meet the particular needs of their practices. Liath’s consultation area of expertise is focused on selecting the right combination of services and tech that not only meet the legal-ethical needs of mental health practices, but also the functionality, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness needs as well.

Program Notices

Accuracy, Utility, and Risks Statement: This course is a short security awareness course. it is intended to be used in conjunction with a HIPAA security compliance program.

Conflicts of Interest: None.

Commercial Support: None.

This course is subject to our cancellation/refund policy and complaint policy.

This course is part of a bundle of security awareness courses.

Purchase the Security Awareness Grab-Bag 2020 Bundle

Security Awareness

0.3 Hours. Self-Study Seminar w/ Video and Learning Exercises.

This is not a continuing education course

This course is part of a bundle of security awareness courses.

Purchase the Security Awareness Grab-Bag 2020 Bundle

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