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CHSE Certificate Test:
You are tested after you complete the full online course. You need to pass the 54 questions test (3 questions per chapter, 5 minutes maximum per chapter to answer the questions) with 70% to receive the HIPAA Certification of Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE).
This test is for 1 hour 30 minutes. You get 5 minutes per chapter to answer three questions from each chapter. Once you start the test you cannot stop it. This is a time-bound online test. You can take the test from anywhere and at any time. There is no need to schedule the test. Once you start the test, you need to finish it in the allotted time. If you need the timeline allotted per chapter then the test will stop right there.
Once you pass your test you can print out your certification immediately but if you do fail you will have to pay $150 to retake the CHSE test.
Retesting for CHSE test:
If you fail on the first attempt then you can take the second attempt without any waiting period. You will be testing the sections in which you failed only. After you complete the exam, the grade will be calculated based on the total score of all exam chapters.
Certificate valid for 3 Years
Continuing Education Requirements After Getting Certified:
Once a year all students will have to go through one hour of update course (normal cost $99) which will include relevant regulation changes and other OCR/HHS activities on compliance and enforcement.
To maintain your HIPAA certification, you will continue taking updated courses when they are released. You will receive a new certificate when your certificate will expire if you have taken all required update courses. You will NOT be required to take any test if you have taken the updated courses regularly.
Certificate for Continuing Education Credits:
Students can buy a CE credits certificate for this course at the time of registration. You will receive 17 CE credits for this course through the Approved Provider of California Board of Registered Nursing after completing the course.
Method of Training to get CHSE Certified
Training Options to pursue Certified HIPAA Security Expert (CHSE) Credentials: