# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Healthcare Information Security Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Healthcare Information Security (8339/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8339
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:10–12
Prerequisites:Cybersecurity Fundamentals (6302/36 weeks)

This course is designed to provide students in the healthcare setting with knowledge of the basic Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) related to ensuring patients’ rights for privacy and security of their personal health information (PHI). Students will focus on healthcare professionals’ accountability for documentation and disclosure of the electronic health record (EHR) and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Health Informatics
  • Information Technology
    • Information Support and Services
    • Network Systems
    • Programming and Software Development

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course


Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.