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Congratulations to Kathy Trulock


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Kathy Trulock, MPH, CPHS achieves certification with the American Health Information Management Association


Congratulations to Kathy Trulcok for successfully completing the requirements and exam to become Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) - Broaden Your Horizons in Privacy and Security.

The CHPS credential:

•Denotes competence in designing, implementing, and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs in all types of healthcare organizations

•Demonstrates a choice to focus and advance by specializing in the privacy and security dimensions of HIM

•Shows a commitment to advancing privacy and security management practices and lifelong learning and professional development


CHPS applicants must meet one of the following eligibility requirements for the CHPS examination:

• Associate’s degree and six (6) years’ experience in healthcare privacy or security management

• Healthcare information management credential (RHIT®) and minimum of four (4) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management.

• Baccalaureate degree and a minimum of four (4 ) years’ experience in healthcare privacy or security management

•Healthcare information management credential (RHIA®) and minimum of two (2) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management

• Master's or related degree (JD, MD, or PhD) and two (2) years of experience in healthcare privacy or security management

To learn more about the Certification in Healthcare Privacy and Security (CHPS) click here.

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