We are pleased to announce that, until further notice, HITRUST Academy will be providing Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) classes in a virtual classroom environment. HITRUST is committed to providing the highest quality training experience and has designed a virtual training program consistent with those expectations.

This virtual training environment will be your only option for participating in a CCSFP class through December 31, 2020.

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PLEASE NOTE: VIRTUAL CLASSES ARE SCHEDULED FIVE DAYS PER WEEK, THREE HOURS PER DAY, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. CT (TO ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS FROM MULTIPLE TIME ZONES).

Certified CSF Practitioner Course

The Certified HITRUST CSF Practitioner leader-led course includes in-depth instruction on risk management practices, and how to implement the HITRUST CSF and utilize the methodology to perform assessments and validate compliance. At the end of training, individuals must successfully pass the final examination associated with the course to demonstrate competence. Click here for more info.

2020 Dates – ALL VIRTUAL

  • August 17-21 – FULL
  • September 14-18
  • October 5-9
  • October 19-23
  • November 16-20
  • November 30 – December 4
  • December 14-18

Certified CSF Practitioner 1st Annual Refresher

The 1st annual refresher self-paced online refresher course is required to maintain your HITRUST CSFP Certification and must be completed no later than 12 months after receiving HITRUST CSFP Certification. This course updates participants on the latest developments regarding the HITRUST CSF and any changes to the HITRUST CSF Assurance program.

Certified CSF Practitioner 2nd Annual Refresher

The 2nd annual refresher self-paced online refresher course is required to maintain your HITRUST CSFP Certification and must be completed no later than 12 months after you complete the 1st annual refresher course. The course updates participants on the latest developments regarding the HITRUST CSF and any changes to the HITRUST CSF Assurance program.

Certified HITRUST Quality Professional (CHQP) Course

This online eLearning course is available for individuals who have previously completed the Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) course and have a current CCSFP certification. It is designed specifically for Engagement Executives and Quality Assurance Reviewers and also recommended for anyone who participates in assessment reviews for their organization. Click here for more info.

Data De-Identification Methodology Course

October 26-29: VIRTUAL