This online lecture discusses Workers' Compensation. Start with a brief history of Workers' Compensation in the United States. Then learn about the current state of Workers' Compensation, including working through a few case studies. 


Upon completion of the module, the learner with be able to;

  1. Define Workers Compensation.
  2. Describe major changes to Workers Compensation throughout history.
  3. Identify common situations in which an employee is eligible to file a Workers Compensation claim that is likely to be considered “work related” and “arising out of employment”. 


  • The registration fee is refundable if a cancellation request by the registrant is received seven days prior to the course start date. No refund is available after that time.
  • In the event of a course cancellation, a complete refund of fees paid will be made. In the event of a cancellation, the University of Minnesota is not responsible for participant housing or travel expenses incurred by the registrants.


This course is eligible for:

  • 1.25 contact hours of professional continuing education
  • 0.13 continuing Education Units (CEUs)


For questions regarding this course, contact Continuing Public Health Education and Outreach at 612-626-4515 | cpheo@umn.edu.

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Section Title
Workers' Compensation
Online, self paced
Jan 04, 2024 to Jan 06, 2025
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
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