Online Course Descriptions
Information Technology and Privacy Law
Regulation of Health Information Privacy (ITP 822)
This course examines the privacy and related security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and implementing rules, as well as the supplemental legislation in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, specifically the provisions in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act. Applicable federal and state laws as well as other regulatory mechanisms affecting health information privacy will be addressed. Students will explore compliance issues and gain practice in drafting applicable documents such as privacy policies. This paper course is offered as a traditional “live” course and an online course.
Global Privacy Law (ITP 855)
This seminar explores the global implications of the flow of information across jurisdictional lines and the conflicts of laws and culture regarding the protection of information and information privacy especially in the context of content or expression in communications. Students will examine and compare international laws and other mechanisms that regulate privacy and information exchange across national boundaries. Special attention is given to European Union, Asia/Pacific, and Canadian privacy directives and their impact on global commerce.