SOM and UNC Health Care System Policy:
It is the policy of the UNC School of Medicine and the UNC Health Care System to provide training on HIPAA Privacy/Security regulations to all employees, volunteers, and students employed by either entity with thirty days of initial employment. Further, the UNC School of Medicine requires all employees to update HIPAA training on an annual basis.
In addition, the University’s Department of Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) has job specific annual training and immunization requirements. It is essential that SPA and EPA Non-Faculty employees complete such requirements as necessary. A matrix of EHS requirements for specific work environments can be accessed here; http://ehs.unc.edu/training/requirements.shtml.
- The "Compliance, Communication, and Teamwork" principle function serves as a reminder of compliance requirements, communications, and teamwork. In an effort to assist management in ensuring these requirements are met, the following principle function(s) shall be included in the work plans for all employees.
- Mandatory as of September 9, 2009 through May 31, 2011)