Examine whether online training regarding HIPAA violations in social media significantly improves the learner’s long-term ability to identify HIPAA violations in social media. We will also test the long-term impact of administering follow-up questions on the course material in the weeks after the study.
To better understand the impact of a Relias Learning online training program in behavioral interventions on teachers, University of Texas Pan-American conducted a study that examined the impact of online video materials used in place of a standard textbook in a master’s level autism course. The study results showed a significant improvement in the three areas in which students lacked knowledge prior to the training—naturalistic teaching strategies, teaching new behavior, and recording and analyzing behaviors.
According to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), any communications regarding Personally identifiable information (PII) and Protected Health information (PHI) must be secure and transmitted only to permissible parties. Social media communications open up abundant possibilities for PII and PHI to be improperly shared (Cain, 2011). HIPAA violations via social media pose great risks to health care organizations who can be fined for employee violations. Violations can also result in the termination of employment and other long-term negative effects on a health professional’s career. Much of the HIPAA violations that occur on social media happen because professionals don’t understand that they are violating HIPAA privacy rules by casual use of this technology. This study examined whether an online game-based training for behavioral health care professionals and administrators can result in statistically significant increases in their ability to identify situations that are and are not HIPAA violations on social media.
Accidental deaths resulting from choking is an increased concern to families, facilities and service providers of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (Chadwick 2006). Research on effective training methods in safe eating and drinking protocols that teach Direct Support
Employee wellness programs have many benefits to both employers and employees. Studies show that workplace wellness programs can increase work productivity and effectively reduce employer costs related to health care and absenteeism (Mattke et al, 2013)
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of a web-based training program in behavioral interventions to parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Changes in parental knowledge of behavioral interventions, parental empowerment (as measured by the Family Empowerment Scale