Confidentiality in Workers' Compensation and Cultural Diversity - 2018 Update (NU1762)

Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA

Pre-Approved for: CA BRN, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, CRRN, Delaware BON, RNs

Credit Hours: 2

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course provides a review of HIPAA with a focus on Workers' Compensation. We will address 2017 updates and special circumstances involving HIPAA, reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS), cloud computing and information on the opioid epidemic. We then present a review of cultural diversity, outlining different strategies and approaches useful in your daily practice. Several case studies are included as a review for cultural respect.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe HIPAA and its components

  2. List those entities that have to follow HIPAA

  3. State the one exception to HIPAA requirements

  4. Explain the Office of Civil Rights focus for 2017 regarding HIPAA

  5. State the change in HIPAA privacy rule regarding the opioid crisis

  6. Define culture and cultural respect

  7. Compare and contrast CAM and traditional medicine regarding cultural respect

  8. List the characteristics of a culturally respectful clinician

Course Outline

  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

  7. Case Studies in Cultural Diversity

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