Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIPAA Security Awareness

A customizable HIPAA Security Awareness Training course to guide employees in safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI).

Learning Time
25-30 minutes
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About this course

The HIPAA Security Awareness Training course provides an understanding of HIPAA regulations, focusing on their applications at work. The course also helps employees understand the importance of safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI) through real-world case studies. In addition, best practices for protecting PHI and reporting security breaches are covered.

Section 1: HIPAA Security Breaches – Real Case Studies

This section covers real-world case studies of breaches related to the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rule. Further, these case studies help employees understand the importance of safeguarding Protected Health Information (PHI) and the potential consequences of non-compliance.


Section 2: Introduction to HIPAA

This section provides employees with an introduction to HIPAA, focusing on its key components. They will understand the fundamentals of HIPAA, including the definition of Protected Health Information (PHI), Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI), their examples, the HIPAA Security & Privacy Rule, and the significance of safeguarding PHI.

What is HIPAA?

HIPAA Security & Privacy Rule

What is PHI?

Examples of PHI

What is ePHI?

Why is protecting PHI important?


Section 3: Protecting ePHI

This section consists of six scenario-based challenges based on the best practices in protecting ePHI.

Safeguarding ePHI while working remotely

Securing access credentials to protect ePHI

Safe internet browsing practices to protect ePHI

Securing ePHI while using emails and collaboration platforms

Protecting ePHI while Using AI Apps

Secure storage and transfer of ePHI


Section 4: Reporting Security Breaches 

This section includes examples of HIPAA security breaches and guides employees on effectively reporting such incidents.

What is a security breach?

Examples of security breaches

How to report a security breach?


Section 5: Summary and Assessment

This section wraps up the key points covered in the course, followed by an assessment.



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