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On Demand Webinar

HIPAA Training for Medical Office Staff

Credit(s): 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring)
Course Number: PME-PRVY3/GEN
Original Program Date: December 13, 2012
Duration: 1 hour 2 minutes
Access: Available until August 20, 2017
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    The Texas Medical Privacy Law is even more stringent than its federal counterparts, HIPAA and the HITECH Act, and requires that all physicians and their staff receive training as necessary and appropriate to carry out their duties. In other words, one training size does not fit all.


    This webinar provides training on state and federal compliance in the medical staff daily routines. 



    • What patient information is protected?
    • What protected health information (PHI) can you disclose?
    • Common myths


    Course Bonus:

    • Discussion questions to complete your custom training for clinical staff and compliance officers
    • HIPAA Risk Assessment Tool


    Released: Dec. 13, 2012

    Reviewed: Aug. 20, 2014

    Expires: Aug. 20, 2017


    Target Audience:
    Physicians, HIPAA compliance officers, practice managers, and physician’s office staff in all specialties who are interested in medico-legal compliance


    Course Objectives:
    Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

    • Identify common privacy and security risks
    • Apply techniques and policies needed to comply with HIPAA, HITECH, and Texas privacy laws 
    • Explain repercussions, accountability, and penalties for privacy breaches



    Teaching Methods

    • Lecture
    • Audio-visual presentation
    • Post-test and course evaluation


    1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Enduring)   The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Texas Medical Association designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    The Texas Medical Association requires physician to complete 70-percent of the test questions correctly to receive credit for this course.

    See TMA’s Web Site Privacy Statement

    1 ETHICS   This course has been designated for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

    1 TMLT   Physicians who are insured with Texas Medical Liability Trust (TMLT) may earn professional liability insurance discounts by participating in approved continuing education activities. TMLT policyholders who earn 2.50 TMLT credits within 12 consecutive months will earn a 3-percent discount, which will be applied to their next eligible policy period.

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