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VBTP115

VBTP-V15 HIPAA for Caregivers 13.99 This video describes HIPAA guidelines and teaches home care providers about the importance of maintaining confidentiality in a variety of settings.

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Course Information:
  • Streaming Video
  • The Importance of Confidentiality in Health Care
  • Protecting Client Privacy as a Responsibility in Home Care
  • Client's Right to View His/Her Own Medical Records
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HIPAA for Caregivers Info:

Course Description

This 1 hour course covers your clients' right to confidentiality is an important part of providing good home care. Privacy rights are legally enforced through a federal law titled HIPAA.

Course Objectives

Topics Include: definition and purpose of HIPAA; most common identifiers for Protected Health Information (PHI); protecting your client's privacy and redirecting questions; client's right to view his/her own medical records and knowing who is authorized to receive medical information; medical records management and security including the Minimum Use requirement; proper disposal of Protected Health Information; computer security and HIPAA guidelines for telephone and fax; HIPAA penalties for individuals and agencies.

Course Outcomes

  • HIPAA in Home Care
  • The importance of confidentiality in health care
  • Protecting client privacy as a responsibility in home care
  • Definition of HIPAA and the HIPAA Privacy Act
  • Definition of Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Common identifiers of PHI
  • Where PHI is found
  • The Minimum Use requirement
  • Maintaining HIPAA confidentiality when communicating with others
  • Discussing PHI with a patient's family members
  • Each person's right to restrict sharing of PHI
  • Professional behavior: never giving cell or home phone number to clients
  • When you can share protected health information
  • The client's right to view or make copies of his/her private health information
  • Medical records management
  • Documenting PHI communicated by telephone
  • Computer, Personal Digital Assistant and fax security
  • HIPAA penalties


Instructor: Marion Karpinski, R.N.

Marion Karpinski, R.N. brings 40 years of nursing experience, much of which took place in hospital or skilled home care settings. By working with area agencies on aging, hospices, home health agencies, hospitals, faith-based organizations, community colleges and other organizations, we have been able to reach greater numbers of providers. We have had a significant impact on the training of both family and paraprofessional care providers.

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HIPAA for Caregivers

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