Course Description

Since as far back as Ancient Greece and Rome, there has been a system in place in all civilized societies to compensate those individuals who have become injured or disabled due to a work-related accident. The laws and regulations governing what is known today as Workers' Compensation have changed dramatically over the last 1700 years.

This course will take a close look at the entire Workers' Compensation system, from the filing of an initial claim, to a detailed look on how to choose the right doctor and lawyer, how to represent yourself in the absence of a lawyer, and, most importantly, a detailed look into the specific federal, state, and private benefits that are available to people who have become injured in their workplace. 

Filing a Workers' Compensation claim need not be a daunting task. Every worker must seek the advice of qualified professionals. This course will provide an understanding of the core concepts in a Workers' Compensation claim, as well as education on where to get further information. 

 Being injured in the workplace can mean a significant change in one's life, and it is important to ensure that one's rights – either those of an employee or an employer – are being fully protected.

  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Summarize the history of Workers' Compensation.
  • Define Workers' Compensation benefits.
  • Describe the procedures involved in filing a Workers' Compensation Claim.
  • Describe Denial of Benefits and Appeals processes.
  • Summarize medical treatment, and choosing a doctor.
  • Summarize dealing with attorneys and legal forms.
  • Summarize handling your own case.
  • Summarize preparing for a hearing, mediation, and other litigation matters.
  • Identify financial considerations.
  • Summarize Workers Compensation fraud.
  • Compare and contrast Social Security Disability Insurance and Workers' Compensation.
  • Define Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
  • Summarize Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1 Exam 7 points
Lesson 2 Exam 10 points
Lesson 3 Exam 10 points
Lesson 4 Exam 10 points
Lesson 5 Exam 10 points
Lesson 6 Exam 10 points
Lesson 7 Exam 10 points
Lesson 8 Exam 9 points
Lesson 9 Exam 10 points
Lesson 10 Exam 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam 10 points
Lesson 12 Exam 10 points
Lesson 13 Exam 10 points
The Final Exam 60 points
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