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: 1) role of the privacy official and the security official; 2) privacy and security policies that must be developed; 3) the safeguards required to monitor compliance; 4) how to handle a breach; and 5) training of workforce members. Mary Bartlett, Senior Consultant with SafeLink Consulting, is the presenter of this course. She has over 25 years of experience in risk management and regulatory compliance.