HIPAA

Thank you for visiting the College of Health Sciences HIPAA website, which provides all the necessary information to achieve HIPAA compliance for faculty, students and staff. Also, the site contains useful reference materials to simplify and explain the role of HIPAA in research and operations at the College of Health Sciences.

Below is a chart with the guidelines indicating who needs what level of training and certification. Please identify the category that best fits you and then proceed to the Online Training page to begin the process of meeting the requirements for HIPPA compliance.

Currently, the University of Michigan does not require a quiz to certify HIPAA compliance. Therefore, you only need to complete the appropriate online training and complete your HIPPA certificate. However, please be aware that this requirement may change in the future, at which time we will notify you.

If you have any questions, please contact Amalie Helms at ahelms@umich.edu

Please identify yourself in the table below. You will need to take one of the two training sessions listed-either the HIPAA for Researchers OR the HIPAA for Health Professionals Module. Please complete the HIPAA training follow further instructions within your respective link:

 

Affiliation

Required Training Module

Please Click On Desired Version:

Faculty/Staff

HIPAA for Researchers

HIPAA for Researchers
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Students with Research Positions

HIPAA for Researchers

Faculty/Staff

HIPAA for Health Professionals

HIPAA for Health Professionals
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Students without Research Positions

HIPAA for Health Professionals

The online training protocols are learning modules created by the University of Michigan Health System. Upon completion of the training, you will be able to download a certificate of HIPAA training to maintain for your records. If you have any difficulties with accessing the online training or downloading the certificate, please e-mail Amalie Helms at ahelms@umich.edu.

To Complete the Training:

  1. Select the appropriate training protocol: Click the appropriate highlighted link in the table above.
  2. Read through the learning module. At the end of the module, follow the instructions for persons who are associated with the University of Michigan-Flint but are non-UMHS employees.
  3. Download the PDF certificate. If possible, type your name and ID number on the certificate. 
  4. Maintain a copy of your certificate in your records.