Resources and Training

In order to meet HIPAA-related training requirements (including those related to the health and safety compliance question sets) individuals can complete their HIPAA training through the Emory Learning Management System (ELMS) and CITI modules.

Below is a list of the online HIPAA courses offered by the Office of Ethics and Compliance detailing who should take particular courses and how to access them.


Course NameWho Should Take It?


HIPAA @ Emory (Privacy) [210001]Those who work with human subjects or who need to access patient-protected health information
HIPAA and Research (Research) [210002]Those who perform research using personal, identifiable health information
HIPAA Security (Security) [210003]If you are required to take HIPAA at Emory (privacy) or HIPAA and Research (research), you must also take HIPAA Security (security)


Health Privacy and Security InformationFor clinical research coordinators and principal investigators

Instructions for Enrolling in the HIPAA Training Courses

  1. Go to Emory Learning Management System (ELMS) and log in using your Emory NETID.
  2. The Self Service screen will appear.
  3. Select the "Find Learning" tile.
  4. Use the search box at the top of the screen to search by course name or number:
    • HIPAA at Emory (210001)
    • HIPAA and Research (210002)
    • HIPAA Security (210003)
  5. Follow the prompts to access the course.

If You Can't Access the Course

Complete the steps below if you receive the following error message: A duplicate enrollment has been found. This enrollment cannot be processed.
  1. Go to the "Self Service" tile.
  2. A list of your courses will appear.
  3. Under the heading "Launch," click the blue relaunch button to relaunch the course.

If you have questions, please call 404.727.2398 or send an email to