bloodborne pathogens training for healthcare providers


You mention that your course offers 2.0 CE contact hours. Will other organizations accept the accreditation?

Other organizations and associations will recognize the CE contact hours. Please check with your organization to see if they accept CE contact hours from Texas Nursing Association.

How long will this course allow me to be compliant in HIPAA Training?

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) requires HIPAA training and is not specific as to how often employees of covered entities should be trained. It depends on your medical organization as to how often employees should be HIPAA trained and updated. However, Texas HB 300 states that employers are required to have their personnel HIPAA trained within 90 days of hire or possibly be penalized if an audit is conducted. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recommends Annual Training. Please See Page 10 of

How is the certificate of completion issued?

You can print or e-mail the certificate upon completion of the course.

Does the certificate of completion have an expiration date?

The certificate of completion does not have an expiration date. However, the date of completion will be on the certificate.

What is Texas House Bill 300? (Texas HB 300)

States are beginning to pass their own privacy legislation in addition to Federal HIPAA laws. Texas is one of those states. If you come in contact with PHI for Texas residents, you are subject to Texas HB 300 rules and regulations.