Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday, and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time.


Chief executive officer (CEO) Beranger has recognized that you are an expert in regards to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and would like you to hire you as Silver Creek Hospital’s first HIPAA Compliance Officer. As you begin your new role, CEO Beranger discusses with you the demands of e-health services and applications and the privacy, confidentiality, and ethical concerns that go along with it. She asks that you construct a PowerPoint presentation that you will present to the board of directors with 10–12 slides that explain the ethical importance of privacy, confidentiality, and disclosure and how the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules protect patient information.


CEO Beranger also believes this is a good time to refresh the board with ethical training and asks that you also discuss, in 2–4 slides, the importance of ethics and professional judgment when dealing with confidentiality issues and mandatory disclosure.


Please submit your assignment.


Remember to complete this before the course ends:


To access the HIPAA training, you have received an e-mail from the bookstore, WOW, with your username and password. Go to to log in.


**Please note that you will not be able to access the HIPAA training after the course is over, so please plan accordingly.


As a future health care professional, is it important that you fully understand the HIPAA Privacy Rule that health care professionals must follow. As part of your class, you will be given the chance to earn a HIPAA Certificate of Completion. You will go to and spend about 2 hours completing the HIPAA training there. Upon completion of the HIPAA training at, you will be given a certification exam. If you successfully pass the certification exam, you will earn a HIPAA Certificate of Completion that you can print off and show future employers that you are HIPAA-trained and competent and ready to join the health care profession.


Please be aware that you will have this entire week, Phase 4, to complete the HIPAA training program at, which should take about 2 hours to complete. After you complete this training, you will be required to post in the Phase 5 Discussion Board about this training and discuss your experience and thoughts with your peers in the Phase 5 discussion.




HIPAA+ Exams. (2013). Retrieved from


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