HIPAA and Social Networking

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0068
Course Date: 06/03/2014

HIPAA and Social Networking is a 1-hour continuing education course that examines the good and bad of social networking, especially for those working in health care. The course reviews some benefits as well as risks and associated potential consequences involved in the use of social media. It ends by providing some brief guidelines to help healthcare professionals safely navigate social media and networking.


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The purpose of this course is to provide important information to healthcare professionals about the benefits, risks, consequences and guidelines associated with the use of social media.

Learning Objectives

1. Review benefits of social media 2. Review risks and potential negative consequences of social media 3. List guidelines for safely using social media

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


Nursing Home Administrators

1.25 HOURS
The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrators Boards (NAB) has approved this course for continuing education credit of 1.25 hours. Approval number# 20240902-1.25-A96978-DL

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