This 1 hour HIPAA dental training course will teach students the characteristics of a professional dental assistant, including the importance of patient confidentiality in a dental office and the purpose of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Certificate of Completion
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) provides comprehensive protection for individual health information as it pertains to the privacy of the patient. HIPAA ensures that healthcare workers provide a certain level of confidentiality when discussing patient information and related to the handling of this sensitive information.
A Dental Assistant HIPAA course will help prepare dental assistants for the mandatory requirements set forth by the laws in California.
HIPAA compliance is a mandatory requirement for all healthcare professionals, including dental assistants. The HIPAA course for Dental Assistants from Howard Academy is an online program that offers comprehensive training on HIPAA regulations and compliance.
This dental assistant HIPAA training is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge on HIPAA violations and the federal laws associated with remaining in compliance. It’s important that you understand patient rights, PHI disclosure requirements, and enforcement.
The course is delivered online which allows you to complete it at your own pace while also working around your career as a dental assistant.
Completion of this HIPAA for dental assistants course is important because it provides you with the understanding needed to handle patient information.
The HIPAA certification course from Howard Academy provides dental assistants with the necessary knowledge and skills to comply with HIPAA regulations and ensure the privacy and security of patient information.
Understanding Patient Rights
In addition to protecting patient information, it’s also essential that dental assistants know a patient's rights under HIPAA laws.
HIPAA regulations require dental assistants to inform patients about their rights under HIPAA, including the right to access their PHI, the right to request corrections to their PHI, and the right to file a complaint with the Department of Health and Human Services if they believe their rights have been violated.
Our dental assistant HIPAA certification will prepare you with the training needed to remain in compliance with all laws in the state.
If you’re ready to get started, enroll today!