There is a need to improve awareness of privacy and security policies as they relate to health information technology. In addition information regarding the policy decisions that impact governmental safety and quality guidance and regulation is needed by RNs in all specialty areas.
Contact hours: 1.00 1.0 CE hour to meet the HIMSS requirement Contact hours available until 9/23/2016.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Faculty, Planners, Author, and Speaker have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
This educational activity is co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.
This program has been approved for continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).
Purpose: The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to acquire knowledge of a variety of health information technology capabilities, limitations, and privacy and security features.
Describe the roles of nursing, government, vendors, and patients in the development of a privacy and security culture that promotes trust and leads to safer care.
Analyze recent HIPAA, HITECH, and Meaningful Use privacy and security changes and the implications for safe nursing practice.
Describe ways in which secure technology can address privacy and security challenges, contribute to empowerment of nurses and patient and foster a safety culture.
Discuss tools and strategies for sharing protected health information responsibly and securelyin practice and safety reporting.
MSN, RN, Health Information Privacy and Security Specialist, ONC, Washington, DC
DNP, RN-BC, CCM, CPHQ, NPD-BC, CENP,
US Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT
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