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UPMC Information Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-level Providers, and Staff working in University of Pittsburgh Covered Entities
INTRODUCTION
HIPAA Privacy and Security Awareness Training for Physicians, Mid-level Providers, and Staff working in University of Pittsburgh Covered Entities
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INTRODUCTION

CME Credit Hours: 1.0

Target Audience:

Physicians and non-physician practitioners who provide clinical services, or staff who encounter protected health information at University of Pittsburgh 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

Authors:

Alan A. Garfinkel, JD - Senior Legal Counsel, University of Pittsburgh
No relationships with industry relevant to the content of this educational activity have been disclosed.

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.

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

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 CreditsTM. 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.


Presenters for this program have been requested to identify financial or other relationships with manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or with provider(s) of any commercial service(s) which, in the context of their topics, could be perceived as real or apparent conflicts of interest.

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

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