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Guidance Issued on the Application of FERPA and HIPAA to Student Health Records

The U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services and Education have released “Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) to Student Health Records.” It provides guidance on each rule’s applicability and what information can be shared under each.

CITI Program’s FERPA and HIPAA Content

Course: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

This course provides a comprehensive educational resource on FERPA’s core aspects to ensure compliance with the regulations, as well as role-specific material for a variety of professionals working in education and research.

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Webinar: FERPA: A Quick Review of the Law for Researchers and IRBs

This webinar covers FERPA as it relates to and impacts research that uses student educational records. It discusses strategies for researchers, Institutional Review Board (IRB) members and administrators, and educators to comply with FERPA.

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Course: Health Privacy (HIPAA)

This course covers the basics of health privacy and addresses health privacy issues for clinicians, fundraisers, marketers, researchers, students, and instructors.

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