HIPAA - Security Rule for Covered Entities

  • 4 topics | 33m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course provides employees of covered entitles with an overview of the security obligations that apply to their use of electronic protected health information (e-PHI). It explains the different kinds of safeguards that covered entities are required to put in place and explores best practices for preventing loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of e-PHI. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.


  • recognize the importance of complying with HIPAA's Security Rule
  • recognize the goals of the HIPAA Security Rule
  • identify examples of safeguards required by the HIPAA Security Rule
  • identify how to handle e-PHI appropriately according to the HIPAA Security Rule
  • identify how to handle electronic protected health information as required by the HIPAA Security Rule


  • E-PHI and the Security Rule
  • Safeguards for E-PHI
  • Being Careful with E-PHI
  • Knowledge Check: Rules for Covered Entities