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Instructions for Accessing HIPAA Privacy, Security and Research Training Course

  1. Access Sharklink, NSU's online portal.
    SharkLink Login Page
  2. Access SharkLearn from your SharkLink home page.
    Sharklearn icon on SharkLink home page
  3. Access the Employee and/or Student HIPAA Privacy, Security and Research Training Course, as applicable, under the “My Courses” menu.
    Sharklearn courses information
  4. How Long Will it Take to Complete the HIPAA, Security and Research Orientation Course?

    • Most people are able to complete all three (3) modules of the course in approximately 2 hours.
    • If you need to stop before you complete your review of a module (e.g. the HIPAA Privacy Module), you will need to re-start your review of the module from the first slide. However, you do not need to complete all three (3) modules at one time.
    • In order to progress from one module to the next, a minimum score of 7 out of 10 must be achieved on each quiz.
    Sharklearn course module progression screen
  5. Certificate of Completion

    • A Certificate of Completion will be issued once the HIPAA Confidentiality and Need to Know Agreement is electronically signed.
    • To access/print the Certificate of Completion, scroll to the bottom of the main course page and click on the HIPAA Certificate of Completion link.
    • Finally you will need to read and electronically sign the HIPAA Confidentiality and Need to Know Agreement in order to complete the course and receive your Certificate of Completion.
    Sharklearn course module progression screen
  6. Technical questions or assistance:  If, at any time, you have any of the following questions, please contact Strategic Support via email at sss@nova.edu or phone at 954-262-4900:
    • Technical issues
    • Problems accessing the course
    • Issues with navigation through the course
    • Questions about how to complete the course
  7. Course-related questions:  If you have a question about privacy policies or the applications of those policies, please contact your HIPAA Privacy Coordinator via email at sseay1@nova.edu or phone at 954-262-1934. 
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