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NOTE: Depending on your selections, additional required fields may be shown as you proceed through the form.


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Profile Photo: A simulated "badge" appears on certain screens within training and is used to keep track of your progress. You can either keep the default silhouette shown on the badge or upload your own badge picture.

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Virtual Desktop Photo: Certain screens within training represent your office. You can either accept the default background image shown on the simulated PC in your office, select a background image from the gallery shown at the right, or upload your own background image.

Note: If you upload your own background image, you must click the Save button to keep it.

Conditions of Use

This is a U.S. Federal Government system and shall be used only by authorized persons for authorized purposes. Users do not have a right to privacy in their use of this government system. System access, activity, and information stored or transmitted may be monitored for adherence to acceptable use policy. Users of this system hereby consent to such monitoring. Improper or illegal use detected may result in further investigation for possible disciplinary action, civil penalties, or referral to law enforcement for criminal prosecution. This system contains non-public information that must be protected from unauthorized access, disclosure, sharing, and transmission violation of which can result in disciplinary action, fines, and/or criminal prosecution. Additionally, while every attempt will be made to maintain the security of uploaded images users relieve U.S. Federal Government and/or any affiliates of any liability or harm that may be caused by uploading images to this system. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Rules of Behavior (HHS RoB) provides appropriate use of all HHS information technology resources for Department users, including Federal employees, contractors, and other system users. The HHS RoB, in conjunction with the HHS-OCIO (2006-0001) Policy for Personal Use of Information Technology Resources, dated February 17, 2006, and are issued under the authority of the HHS-OCIO (2009-0003) Policy for Information Systems Security and Privacy, dated June 25, 2009. Both policy references are located at All users of HHS information technology resources must read and comply with these rules before accessing Department data/information, systems and/or networks.

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