This activity is intended for healthcare providers in the United States.
The goal of this activity is to describe steps in analyzing and managing risks related to the security of protected health information.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
Faculty and Disclosures
As an organization accredited by the ACCME, Medscape, LLC, requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount, occurring within the past 12 months, including financial relationships of a spouse or life partner, that could create a conflict of interest.
Medscape, LLC, encourages Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Leon Rodriguez, JD
Director, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Disclosure: Leon Rodriguez, JD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Mr Rodriguez does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.
Mr Rodriguez does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.
Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC
Disclosure: Jane Lowers has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Nafeez Zawahir, MD
CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC.
Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.
This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.
Follow these steps to earn CME/CE credit*:
- Read the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures.
- Study the educational content online or printed out.
- Online, choose the best answer to each test question. To receive a certificate, you must receive a passing score as designated at the top of the test. We encourage you to complete the Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.
You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can print out the tally as well as the certificates from the CME/CE Tracker.
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Physicians – maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
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Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.
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