HR001 - Americans with Disabilities Act

$36.00
SKU
012-HR001

This course provides a general overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the world's first comprehensive civil rights law for people with disabilities. This course will review Title I which covers ADA and employment: what types of businesses must comply, which job applicants and employees are protected, and the process for the accommodation of people with disabilities at work.

This course will also consider why the ADA was written, the importance of its intent, illustrate common myths, and present employer benefits of following the ADA law. This course is intended to give guidance to people working in the health care industry and is not intended as a substitute for legal advice.

This course provides a general overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the world's first comprehensive civil rights law for people with disabilities. This course will review Title I which covers ADA and employment: what types of businesses must comply, which job applicants and employees are protected, and the process for the accommodation of people with disabilities at work.

This course will also consider why the ADA was written, the importance of its intent, illustrate common myths, and present employer benefits of following the ADA law. This course is intended to give guidance to people working in the health care industry and is not intended as a substitute for legal advice. 

Learning objectives:

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize who is considered a qualified individual with a disability as described by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  2. Define the employment practices covered under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  3. Identify job interview questions that are considered discriminatory.
  4. Identify conditions included in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  5. Describe the concept of reasonable accommodation and give examples of such accommodations.
  6. Explain the differences between essential and non-essential job functions.
  7. Identify the value of employing a person with a disability.

To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: 1.0 Business/Facility Management (B) PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC); 1.0 Category II CPE credits by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

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