The health care industry has experienced a significant transformation with the Internet of Things (IoT), patient data systems, and medical devices. Now more than ever, it is increasingly clear that due to increased cybersecurity breaches and working remotely, health care data is at risk. This session highlights best practices for working remotely and describes methods to protect data in all areas of health care. Developing a cybersecurity plan to combat cyber threats is also explored.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 10/3/23.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Faculty, Planners, and Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no disclosures to declare.
Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Sem Ponnambalam, MA discloses that she is president/owner of xahive, which is a cybersecurity company. There are no other disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or corporate sponsorship was received.
Accreditation Statement: This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN).
Anthony J Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 5387.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will have gained knowledge of how cybersecurity can be improved in health care.
MS, BSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CPHIMS,
Senior Information Technology Analyst,
University of Virginia Health System