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HIPAA Training & Certification

Hard Hat Training courses meet all training requirements set by ORC.


We Offer Three Types of HIPAA Safety Trainings

Our regulation-aligned HIPAA certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours, or a more robust training, we can help! We offer online trainings that can be completed in a day, DIY training kits that provide training materials, Train the Trainer certifications that certify individuals to train others and provide training materials, or onsite training. No matter what you choose, we can get you what you want, at a price you can afford.

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Online Training

Online training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location and/or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.

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Training Kits

The training kit is for those who want the freedom of doing the training themselves. It is an PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) that you can present yourself to a group of trainees.

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Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer courses are online and meant to certify a individual to use the training kit to train others. Training kit and materials are included with the Train the Trainer online course for no additional cost.

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What’s in the HIPAA Training Course?

Our Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) training course is built to ORC standards. This class discusses topics including the portability, privacy rule, security rule, breach notification, enforcement, and more.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam.

Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards for HIPAA:


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For most courses, we offer OSHA trainings in English and Spanish, CAL/OSHA trainings in English, and Canada trainings in English. See all of our options!

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HIPAA Certification Standards

U.S. Standards

  • 45 C.F.R. Part 160 – General Administration Requirements.
  • 45 C.F.R. Part 164 – Security and Privacy.

    Train the Trainer Certification

    The Train the Trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an regulation-aligned lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.

    Stay Informed On All Things HIPAA

    Did You Know?

    HIPAA doesn’t allow medical or healthcare to share personal information to an employer without the employee’s written consent.

    Under HIPAA, a family can act on a patient’s behalf in picking up medical supplies.

    The transfer of medical records from doctor’s offices for treatment does not require patient consent.


    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is covered under the HIPAA law?

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    If you’ve ever heard the term “doctor-patient confidentiality,” that’s HIPAA law in a nutshell. HIPAA protects an individual’s health information such as diagnoses, treatment information, medical test results, and prescriptions. HIPAA also protects information such as birth dates, gender, ethnicity, and contact information.

    What is an Example of a HIPAA Violation?

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    A HIPAA violation happens when the access, use, or disclosure of PHI results in a significant personal risk for the patient and their identity. This regulation concerns everyone that works with PHI, including: Health plans, Healthcare clearinghouses, Healthcare providers, and Business associates. Learn more

    What is the most common HIPAA violation?

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    The most common HIPAA violation among healthcare employees is peeking through other people’s health records, even if they are a close friend or relative. Employees also violate HIPAA searching through health records of celebrities. Essentially, if you view someone’s health record and you are not the individual’s doctor, then you are violating HIPAA law.

    Does HIPAA apply to coworkers?

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    If you suspect that your employer may have shared your personal health information with your fellow employees, you would only be able to claim a HIPAA violation if your employer is a health plan, healthcare clearinghouse, or healthcare provider.


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    For most courses, we offer OSHA trainings in English and Spanish, CAL/OSHA trainings in English, and Canada trainings in English. See all of our options!

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