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Free Course: Patient Confidentiality (video with CE credit)

Product Specialist | Shield HealthCare
06/27/19  10:43 AM PST
Patient confidentiality

Click here to find our current available course in our Healthcare Professionals Community.

0.5 Contact hours of continuing nursing education credit is available for this course, Confidentiality: How to Maintain Patient Confidentiality (w/ video).

Confidentiality: How to Maintain Patient Confidentiality

HIPAA legislation is in place to protect private patient information. This means that protected health information (PHI) is not to be released without patient permission and patients can gain access to their health information as needed. View this video to learn more about patient rights, exceptions, and how to implement patient confidentiality in your practice. 

Learning Objectives 

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Describe various ways to preserve confidentiality in daily practice.
  • Identify ways to keep electronically stored information private.
  • Follow guidelines for maintaining confidentiality when leaving messages.
  • Describe how privacy rules govern conversations with coworkers.

Who Should Take this Course 

  • Nurses
  • Professional caregivers
  • Family caregivers
  • Individuals/Patients
  • Home health agencies
  • Nursing homes
  • Hospice agencies
  • Assisted living facilities

How to Start

Create an account at www.medcomrn.com/shieldhealthcare. Once you’ve logged in, you will see the course listed in the center of the page. Select the course to begin.

Create an Account & Start the Course

Upon completion you have the option to take the course post-test. A score of 80% or higher will qualify you for your certificate of completion which you can print for your records.

Once you’ve created an account, you can use that login to take all other Shield-U courses that will be released this year. A history of completed courses will be kept for your convenience in your account.

Continuing Education Credit

0.5 contact hour of Continuing Nursing Education credit is provided by Medcom/Trainex, which is accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation*, the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider number CEP 9888), and the Florida Board of Nursing (provider # 50-1285).


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