HIPAA -- The Impact On Clinical Research

Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to protect patient privacy and confidentiality. This course explains the history of HIPAA implementation, legal entities involved in HIPAA oversight and compliance, and the impact HIPAA has on clinical research in the United States. Topics in this course include: Privacy Requirements, PHI, Waivers, Current Regulations, Limited Data Sets, Exceptions and Enforcement, and Future Clinical Research. After completing this course, learners will be able to identify penalties for violations of HIPAA Privacy requirements.

After this course learners will be able to identify who is required to comply with hipaa privacy rules. recognize the roles of an institutional review board (irb) and a privacy board (pb). identify the penalties for violations of hipaa privacy requirements.