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HIPAA Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, and Staff NOT Employed by UPMC
HIPAA Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-Level Providers, and Staff NOT Employeed by UPMC


Credit Hours: CME 1.00

Target Audience:

This module has been retired.
Please go to the main ISER website to find the latest version of this training.

Students, residents, fellows, health professionals, preceptors, and other individuals NOT employed by UPMC who encounter or will 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 UPMC policies pertaining to privacy and security compliance

Special Note for UPMC Employees:

This course does not qualify for your Privacy and Security training. You must complete your training via uLearn that is accessible via My Hub. Directions on how to access the UPMC training is posted on the "What is Required - Privacy and Security Training" under the "News & Announcements" section.


John Houston, JD - Vice President, Privacy & Information Security Assistant Counsel
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

Authors disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above. No other planners, members of the planning committee, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals are awarded ( 0.1 ) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.0 contact hours.

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