Americans with Disabilities Act: Protecting and Accommodating Special Populations - Part 2 (NA1716B)
Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA
Pre-Approved for: ABVE, ACM, CA BRN, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, CNLCP, CRCC, CRRN, CVE, Delaware BON, MSCC, RNs
Credit Hours: 7
CCM Credit Hours: 5
CDMS Credit Hours: 5
This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.
This course will be a discussion of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We will cover those who are protected by the law as well as the requirements for businesses, schools, and other public entities.
After a reintroduction of the law, special populations and the protections that the law provides for those people will be discussed. We will cover the following special populations: deafness, pregnancy, blindness & visual impairment, epilepsy, diabetes, cancer, HIV, and other considerations/dress code.
- Describe the protections under the law and those whom the law protects.
- Define what constitutes a "reasonable accommodation".
- Explain what exceptions exist in the ADA law.
- List those "special populations" protected under the ADA and some "reasonable accommodations" for those special disabilities.
- Overview and History of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Special Populations
c. Blindness & Visual Impairment
h. Other considerations/dress code