SafeLink: HIPAA Privacy Official and Security Official Responsibilities

Course Description

The safeguards established to protect patient health information under the HIPAA Act includes the appointment of individuals who will establish, monitor, and update the privacy and security policies and procedures. It’s critical for the privacy official and security official to understand their responsibilities for the protection of this information. These individuals are the key to the establishment of a Covered Entity’s policies and procedures. This course reviews the policies and procedures that are required for the protection of patient health information.

Course objects are to define the following:

  •   Role of the privacy official and the security official
  •   Privacy and security policies that must be developed
  •   The safeguards required to monitor compliance
  •   How to handle a breach
  •   Training of workforce members.

This is a pre-recorded webinar. Please disregard any reference to NBC course approval numbers made in this webinar. Upon purchase, you will have 30 days of access to the course.

Requirements for Course Completion

Participants will view the one-hour video and complete a short quiz. Participants must correctly answer at least 80% of the quiz questions to receive credit. If a grade of at least 80% is not achieved, the quiz may be repeated two times.


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive one hour of documented Regulatory Standards through the National Board for Certification in Dental Laboratory Technology (NBC). Credit will automatically be submitted to NBC on your behalf.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
37378 1 Regulatory Standards from October 03, 2018