HITRUST Adoption Course

The HITRUST Adoption course provides the background you need to begin your HITRUST journey, with an understanding of information risk, approaches to assessing and controlling risk, and guidance on integrating HITRUST into your organization’s compliance program. The course is intended for executives, managers, and staff that leverage or plan to leverage the HITRUST approach in their organization’s compliance program to manage information risk more efficiently and effectively.

Please note: Virtual classroom training is delivered each day, Tuesday-Thursday, 12:30 – 3:30 PM US CT. Session times are reflected in the local time zone you selected on your user profile; however, all classes start in Central time.

Topics

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify organizational risk and use the MyCSF tool to properly set the scope of organizational assessments
  • Demonstrate methods for how the compliance function can be used to meet identified standards and requirements
  • Establish organizational strategies for security, privacy and compliance; build out timelines to meet objectives (define, implement, assess, report)
  • Identify and categorize systems based off the information they manage and their associated risk
  • Understand how and when to engage with an Authorized External Assessor
  • Select the best type of HITRUST assessment to address risk and meet reporting need(s)
  • Understand the value of the HITRUST approach (assess once/report many)
  • Manage the efficiency and effectiveness of a Third-Party Risk Management Program via a HITRUST Assessment (both internal consumption and external reporting)
  • Use the MyCSF tool to integrate and monitor requirements across the organization

Course Materials

Students must use a computer to properly access and utilize the course materials used in the course. Computers must have Internet access and be equipped with Edge, Chrome, Safari (except on Windows), or Firefox, and Adobe Reader. (Note: Internet Explorer is not supported on the Academy platform.)

Intended Audience

The course is intended for executives, managers, and staff that leverage or plan to leverage the HITRUST approach in their organization’s compliance program to manage information risk more efficiently and effectively. There is no certification associated with this course. Participants who attend the course will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Continuing Professional Education Credit

Participants who complete the course are eligible for 9 hours to be applied toward continuing professional education (CPE) credit. Certificates of Completion will include the CPE hours and are available on an individual’s HITRUST Academy account.

Enrollment

To enroll in the course each individual must have an account on the HITRUST Academy. Seats are available on a first come, first serve basis and guaranteed only when payment in full has been received/enrollment complete.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites although helpful if learners have some familiarity with technology audit concepts.

Payment and Change Policies

Detailed information regarding payment, cancellation, refunds, transfers, and substitutions is available here.

Pricing

The cost for the HITRUST Adoption course is $2,000.

Travel and Classroom Logistics Information

The class schedule for virtual class sessions is Tuesday – Thursday, 12:30 – 3:30 PM US CT. Sessions are delivered in three-hour increments. You must complete the course in the week in which you are enrolled. Additional logistics information is available here.

Additional Information

For more information on HITRUST training courses, please email education@hitrustalliance.net or call 855-HITRUST.

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