In this class, caregivers learn how to think about the issues surrounding privacy, especially HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act).
The following is covered in class:
1. Knowing the client’s rights when providing care (including promoting dignity, independence, privacy and choice)
2. What is ethical behavior for professional caregivers
3. Recognize the laws on confidentiality of client information (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act, HIPAA)
Benefits: Learn about HIPAA and additional ways that a caregiver can prevent mistrust with their clients and ignoring their right to privacy.