CHISSP: Certified Healthcare IS Security Practitioner

Duration: 4 days Language:  English Class Formats Instructor/Live Online Prerequisites: A minimum of 1 year of Healthcare Information Systems Student Materials: Student Workbook, Key Security Concepts & Definitions Book

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The vendor neutral Certified Healthcare Information Systems Security Practitioner certification course covers the skills and knowledge to implement the best IT Healthcare Practices, as well as, regulatory compliance and standards in the healthcare industry.

Because of growing industry regulations and privacy requirements in the healthcare industry, the Certified Healthcare Information Systems Security Practitioner was developed by mile2. The CHISSPs have become vital in managing and protecting healthcare data and are tasked to protect patient information by implementing, managing, and assessing proper IT controls for patient health information integrity.


  • 4 days


  • English

Class Format Options: 

  • Instructor-led classroom
  • Live Online Training


  • A minimum of 1 year of Healthcare Information Systems

Student Materials:

  • Student Workbook
  • Key Security Concepts & Definitions Book


Certification Exams:

  • Mile2 C)HISSP
  • Covers ISC2 HCISSP



  • 32 Hours



  • Information System Security Officers
  • Privacy Officers
  • Health IS Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Information Security Managers
  • Compliance & Privacy Officers

Upon completion, the student will be ready to take the Certified Healthcare Information Systems Security Practitioner exam by mile2. In addition, at the end of the CHISSP course, the student will be versed with best practices in the healthcare industry and will be able to establish a framework with current best practices in respects to privacy, regulation and risk management.

The Certified Healthcare Information Systems Security Practitioner exam is taken online through Mile2’s Assessment and Certification System (“MACS”), which is accessible on
your account. The exam will take 2 hours and consist of 100 multiple choice questions.


I. Intro to Healthcare Industry

II. Frameworks and Regulatory Environment

III. Healthcare Privacy & Security Policies

IV. Information Governance & Risk Assessment

V. Information Risk Assessment

VI. Third-Party Risk Management


Module 1: Intro to the Healthcare Industry 

Healthcare Environment

Third-Party Relationships

Health Data Management Concepts

Module 2: Regulatory Environment

Applicable Regulations

International Regulations and Controls

Internal Practices Compared to New Policies and Procedures

Compliance Frameworks

Risk-Based Decisions

Code of Conduct/Ethics

Module 3: Healthcare Privacy & Security Policies

Security Objectives/Attributes

Security Definitions/Concepts

Privacy Principles

Disparate Nature of Sensitive Data and Handling Implications

Module 4: Information Governance & Risk Management 

How organizations manage information risk through security and privacy governance, risk management lifecycles, and principle risk activities

Security and Privacy Governance

Risk Management Methodology

Information Risk Management Life Cycles

Risk Management Activities

Module 5: Information Governance & Risk Assessment 

Risk Assessment

Procedures from within Organization Risk Frameworks

Risk Assessment Consistent with Role in Organization

Efforts to Remediate Gaps

Module 6: Third-Party Risk Management

Definition of Third-Parties in Healthcare Context

Third-Party Management Standards and Practices

Third-Party Assessments and Audits

Security/Privacy Events

Third-Party Connectivity

Third-Party Requirements Remediation Efforts