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UPMC Information Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, Dentists, Staff, and Students Who Are Not Employed by UPMC but Who Encounter Protected Health Information in UPMC Facilities.





Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

Physicians and non-physician practitioners who provide clinical services, or staff and students who are not employed by UPMC but encounter protected health information at UPMC facilities.

Educational Objectives:

As a result of participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Improve their management of the responsibilities of privacy and security as related to protecting patient information
  • Implement safeguards for protecting patient information
  • Closely follow recommended processes and procedures in the event that they suspect a breach may have occurred
  • Access and apply University of Pittsburgh policies pertaining to privacy and security compliance

Suggested Additional Reading:

  1. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Health Information Privacy Retrieved September 11, 2013
  2. What Takes Precedence: HIPAA or State Law? Retrieved September 11, 2013

Barbara Barnes, MD — Vice President, Sponsored Programs, Research Support, and CME. University of Pittsburgh.
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
Bradley Steines, JD — CRP Compliance Manager UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Office of Ethics and Compliance, Office of Patient and Consumer Privacy
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.
No other members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

This activity is approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Creditâ„¢

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.