The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) online lecture begins with a discussion of the Act from a policy and health perspective. It then moves to focus on the legal perspective of the Act, including a case study showing how to evaluate if an employee is eligible for FMLA leave.


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

  • Understand how unpaid leave can impact maternal and child health,
  • List the requirements for employees to be covered by the FMLA,
  • Identify which employers need to provide FMLA leave for employees,
  • List the three main reasons employees may take FMLA leave, and
  • Identify the six categories of serious health conditions.


  • 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:

  • 2 contact hours of professional continuing education
  • 0.20 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
Family and Medical Leave Act
Online, self paced
Jan 04, 2024 to Jan 06, 2025
Delivery Options
Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
No fee $0.00
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