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Confidentiality in Workers' Compensation and Cultural Diversity (NU1760)


Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CNLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRC, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP


Credit Hours: 2


Course Description

In this course we will provide a review of the HIPAA law. We will discuss its varying components and considerations with a focus on Workers' Compensation. We will address 2017 updates Including the Office of Civil Rights for 2017 and special circumstances involving HIPAA law, reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), cloud computing, and information on the opioid epidemic. We will then provide a review of cultural diversity, outlining different strategies and approaches useful in your daily practice including several case studies to be used as a review for cultural respect.


Course Format

Online

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the HIPAA law and its components

  2. List those entities that have to follow HIPAA law

  3. State the one exception to the HIPAA law requirements

  4. Name those who are considered business associates under the HIPAA law

  5. Define culture and cultural respect

  6. Compare and contrast CAM and traditional medicine

  7. List the characteristics of a culturally respectful clinician

  8. Recognize those things that affect healthcare disparities

Course Overview

This course will provide an in-depth review of the HIPAA law. It will discuss its varying components and considerations with a focus on Workers’ Compensation. This course will then provide a review of cultural diversity, outlining different strategies and approaches useful in your daily practice.

  1. Introduction to HIPAA - Privacy and Security Rules

  2. Case Studies and Examples: Care Coordination, Care Planning, and Case Management

  3. State Specifics and Employer Policy

  4. Cultural Respect and Competence

  5. Patient Centered Care

  6. Skill Centered Approaches

Course Price

$16.00
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