HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP

HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP Course Description

Duration: 3.00 days (24 hours)

In this course, you will hone your knowledge and skills related to healthcare security and privacy, and also helps you prepare for the HCISPP exam. HCISPPs provide the front-line defense in protecting health information.

As the healthcare industry faces increasing challenges to keeping personal health information protected, there is a growing need to ensure knowledgeable and credentialed security and privacy practitioners are in place to protect this sensitive information.

You will learn legal and regulatory requirements and security privacy concept principles regarding healthcare information. It is important to understand and know how organizations manage information risk through risk assessment practices and procedures.

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Intended Audience for this HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP Course

  • » Applications security professionals
  • » Information risk owners
  • » Clinical researchers
  • » Compliance personnel
  • » Health information management specialists
  • » Risk analyst
  • » Security operations personnel
  • » Medical records supervisors
  • » Wellness program directors
  • » Individuals pursuing HCISPP┬« certification

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HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP Course Objectives

  • » Healthcare Industry
  • » Regulatory Environment
  • » Privacy and Security in Healthcare
  • » Information Governance and Risk Management
  • » Information Risk Assessment
  • » Third Party Risk Management

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HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner - HCISPP Course Outline

      1. Healthcare Industry
        1. Understand the healthcare environment
        2. Understand third-party relationships
        3. Understand foundational health data management concepts
      2. Regulatory Environment
        1. Identify applicable regulations
        2. Understand international regulations and controls
        3. Compare internal practices against new policies and procedures
        4. Understand compliance frameworks
        5. Understand responses for risk-based decision
        6. Understand and comply with code of conduct/ethics in healthcare information
      3. Privacy and Security in HealthCare
        1. Understand security objectives/attributes
        2. Understand general security definitions/concepts
        3. Understand general privacy principles
        4. Understand the relationship between privacy and security
        5. Understand the disparate nature of sensitive data handling implications
      4. Information Governance and Risk Management
        1. Understand security and privacy governance
        2. Understand basic risk management methodology
        3. Understand information risk management life cycles
        4. Participate in risk management activities
      5. Information Risk Assessment
        1. Understand risk assessment
        2. Identify control assessment procedures from within organizational risk frameworks
        3. Participate in risk assessment consistent with role in organization
        4. Participate in efforts to remediate gaps
      6. Third-party Risk Management
        1. Understand the definition of third parties in healthcare context
        2. Maintain a list of third-party organizations
        3. Determine when third-party assessment is required
        4. Support third-party assessments and audits
        5. Respond to notifications of security/privacy events
        6. Support establishment of third-party connectivity
        7. Promote awareness of the third-party requirements (internally and externally)
        8. Participate in remediation efforts
        9. Respond to third-party requests regarding privacy/security event

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » HCISPP : HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Donald H.
- Academic and corporate trainer with over 2000 hours of instruction delivered on security awareness, CISSP, Security+, Safety, core Microsoft courses, MS Exchange and MS ISA server.
- Conducted over 200 security reviews in support of financial audits, policy reviews and network vulnerability assessments.
- Bachelors Degree in Security Management with a Concentration in Information Security from American Military University along with CISSP, CAP and several CompTIA, Microsoft, ISACA certifications.


Donald is a security professional with a wide range of experience from physical security to a concentration in information security. He is the Information Systems & Security Director for a consulting firm. His clients include local municipalities, non-profits, corporations and federal government agencies, specializing in a wide array of compliance programs and security assessments such as PCI DSS, FISMA, COBIT and ISO17799.

Donald is also a trainer and speaker on security topics and has served on various advisory committees and as a subject matter expert in information technology and security. He has over 15 years of experience in the security field as well as more than 2000 hours of instruction delivered on security awareness, CISSP, Security+, Safety, core Microsoft courses and MS ISA server. In addition to that, Donald is the President and Chairmen for the Brentwood Veterans Memorial Building and Commandant for the Delta Diablo Det. 1155 Marine Corps League.
Jayson F.
- Over 32 years of experience as well as 18 certifications, including Cisco, CompTIA, and Microsoft.
- Strong background, with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us.
- Specialist in applying process and finding solutions to solve them in addition to training people in the skills to manage the process and meet goals.


Jayson is a talented and valued Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with over 32 years of IT experience. Along with web development & design of infrastructure for companies such as AT&T, Sports Illustrated, and Toys R Us, he holds several IT certifications. He is a CCDA, CCNA, Security+ certified, MCDBA, and MCSE to name a few.

Jayson's focus is on finding solutions to problems and applying process to solve them. He instructs professionals in the skills to manage the process and meet goals, which makes him a respected trainer at NetCom Learning.
Larry G.
- More than 14 years of experience as a Security Subject Matter Expert as well as black belt in a variety of martial arts.
- Numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command.
- Much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.


Larry is a unique instructor and IT security expert. If you sit in one of his classes you might get the feeling of being in a martial arts class - That's exactly how Larry wants it! "The principles behind IT security are the same as those in a variety of martial arts," Larry says. In addition to teaching IT security for over 14 years, he has practiced martial arts since he was 13 years old and holds black belts in multiple disciplines including Tai Chi, Kung Fu, and Kick Boxing. "All of these techniques are like tools for different types of attacks," Larry explains.

Larry's excellence in certification training and passion for IT security has earned him numerous Challenge Coins from the US Government including the US Army, and the Criminal Investigation Command. He is also a much acclaimed instructor at NetCom Learning, with evaluation scores of 8.8 out of 9.
John H.
- Owner of ELearning Development company that focuses on design, security education services and development.
- Globally recognized instructor of engineers and executives from the private sector, civilian government, and DoD.
- Consultant experience focusing on security architecture, instructional design, curriculum development, and training delivery.
Hackmeyer has a bachelor's and master's degree from Florida State University. "Hack", as he likes to be called, is currently the owner of thesecurity education services company CyberCrocodile. For nearly 6 years, CyberCrocodile has focused on delivering live instructional courses focused on CISSP, Security+ and customized vendor specific security solutions.

Prior to forming CyberCrocodile, Hack spent nearly a decade as a security systems engineer for companies such as: Intermedia Communications, Riptech, Symantec, and Websense. John has experience in architecting security solutions for govern- ment agencies, DoD and global fortune 500 companies.

Mr. Hackmeyer is also the creator of popular and effective educational methodology Conceptual Linking.

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