Course Descriptions

HIPAA general awareness training is available for workforce members of the covered component of our hybrid entity.  In addition, each area where our workforce members are assigned may provide HIPAA-specific policy and procedure training based upon the workforce member’s role.

The HIPAA general awareness courses, now housed in the CITI system, are described below:

HIPAA Privacy

These courses provide an introduction to the Privacy Rule requirements and how they may impact faculty, staff, students, and other personnel who work with protected health information at the University.

There are five different Privacy courses that can be taken.The content varies slightly, and is based on the individual’s role. Only one course is required, though more can be taken if desired.

  • Covered Component with Access to PHI (non-clinical staff)
    • Basics of Health Privacy
    • How HITECH has Changed HIPAA
  • Clinical Care Providers and Support Staff (non-ULP affiliates)
    • Basics of Health Privacy
    • How HITECH has Changed HIPAA
    • Health Privacy Issues for Clinicians
  • Students and Instructors
    • Basics of Health Privacy
    • How HITECH has Changed HIPAA
    • Health Privacy Issues for Students and Instructors
  • Development
    • Basics of Health Privacy
    • How HITECH has Changed HIPAA
    • Health Privacy Issues for Fundraisers
  • Marketing
    • Basics of Health Privacy
    • How HITECH has Changed HIPAA
    • Health Privacy Issues for Marketers

HIPAA Security

This course is included in a CITI course titled “Institutional Compliance - UofL General Population.” It provides an introduction to the Security Rule requirements and how they may impact faculty, staff, students, and other personnel who work with electronic protected health information at UofL.

HIPAA Research

This lesson is contained in CITI’s Human Subjects courses and does not need to be taken separately.