This course provides an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It covers how to determine if someone is considered disabled under the ADA and how to go through the reasonable accommodation process. Hear a discussion of the impact of COVID-19 on workplaces. Work through a case study and see how the case is interpreted before and after the 2009 Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act.


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

  1. Define a “qualified individual” under the ADA.
  2. Describe conditions that are not covered under the ADA.
  3. Determine whether an employee qualifies as disabled under the ADA.
  4. Define “reasonable accommodation” under the ADA.
  5. Describe examples of reasonable accommodations.


  • 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:

  • 1.75 contact hours of professional continuing education
  • 0.18 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
Understanding and Applying the Americans with Disabilities Act in the Workplace
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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