• Health Law Institute J Term

    Health Law Institute January Term Course Offerings

    HIPAA Privacy

    (2 law school credits)
    Online Course
    Please contact us for any documentation you may need for continuing education credits.

    Adjunct Faculty: Mary Prentnieks, Senior Director, Associate General Counsel, Medica Health Plans 

    Guest Speakers: 

    • Bethan Davies, Associate General Counsel, Medica
    • Gina Kastel, JD, Partner, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
    • Mark Lanterman, CEO & Chief Technology Officer at Computer Forensic Services
    • Kari Myrold, JD, HCMC Privacy Officer/Data Practices Responsible Authority & Compliance Officer
    • Terri Tersteeg, JD, Health Care Policy Analyst
    • Steve Warch, JD, Chair, Health Care Practice Group, Nilan Johnson Lewis
    • Jesse Winsell, JD, Metropolitan Health Care Policy Analyst

    Final Exam Schedule

    Online Learning: This course is taught using Blackboard and is administered asynchronously online. In accordance with ABA rules, you are limited to four credits in online courses per term, and to no more than 12 total online credits towards their JD degree. You must have earned 28 credits before earning credit for online courses.

    Full Course Descriptions

    Course Requirements

    • Students must attend all class sessions and complete advance reading assignments.
    • Degree-seeking students must submit a written paper or complete a take-home examination after classes end as specified in each course syllabus.
    • Students may take one or more courses. No course requires a prerequisite.

    Course Materials

    All courses require completion of a reading assignment prior to the first class meeting. Syllabi for all courses are available and include a list of the text/course materials which you need to purchase for each course. The advance reading assignment is provided prior to the start of each course.

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    Registration

    • Law/Graduate Students: Degree-seeking students currently enrolled in an ABA-accredited law school should complete Part A of the application form and return it with a letter from their school's registrar reflecting their status as a student in good standing with permission to take the Hamline course(s) as a visiting student. NOTE: Hamline Law students do not need a letter of good standing from the registrar.
    • Attorneys: Attorneys may apply by completing Part B of the application form, which grants them special student status. CLE and Rule 114 credits will be granted upon completion of each course.
    • Others: Other professionals may apply by completing Part C of the application form. To be considered, applicants must furnish an official transcript of undergraduate or graduate course work.

    Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-registered basis. Students will receive confirmation of enrollment via email. We reserve the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

    Tuition

    Degree or certificate-seeking students: $1,230 per law school credit
    Audit students: $615 per law school credit

    Nonrefundable application deposit: $150 per course
    The deposit will be deducted from the total tuition amount and only returned if you are not accepted into the course or the course is canceled. The balance of the tuition is due one week prior to the first class session for each course after which no refund will be made.

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    Applications are accepted on a first-come/first-registered basis. Students will receive confirmation of enrollment via email. We reserve the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

    Housing

    Many on and off campus housing options are available for Institute students.