Yes. You may share the link to PL’s HIPAA policies with school personnel or parents/guardians who request copies of these policies. The content of these policies is proprietary and should not be copied, repurposed, or distributed for your own personal use.
Yes. You must complete this course prior to starting services in the fall.
You should be able to complete this course in approximately 30 minutes.
No. It is your professional responsibility as a contractor with PL to familiarize yourself with all of our applicable policies and procedures as well the privacy and security requirements of the state in which you provide services.
Schools or other institutions to which you provide services may have their own privacy and security policies. Generally, if policies conflict, you should follow the stricter policy.
HIPAA is considered the base level or ground floor for protection of health information, and states may enact laws that go beyond HIPAA. Many states have already done so.
Many answers to your questions may be found in the Security Awareness course or in PL’s HIPAA Policy Packet. Please review this carefully before contacting PresenceLearning’s Privacy Officer and/or Security Officer at