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Mastering Workplace Wellness Laws Certificate

Mastering Workplace Wellness Laws Certificate Course
14-week Online Access
Self-study Course (includes textbook)

Course Description
Knowing what wellness programs can and cannot do under the law is vital to a strong, compliant program. Protect yourself and others by gaining a deeper understanding of the laws that impact workplace wellness program design and implementation during the online self-study Certificate course.   

Questions this course addresses include:
    • What workplace wellness laws do I need to know?
    • Why should I apply the workplace wellness laws?
    • How do I apply the workplace wellness laws?
The book, Rule the Rules of Workplace Wellness Programs (2nd Edition), by Barbara J. Zabawa, JD, MPH, and JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek, PhD, serves as the core textbook for the course. Through the information provided in the book and the online interactive study guides, you'll receive a basic overview of law and the United States' legal system and dive into a wide array of legal topics that can influence the impact of a workplace wellness program.
Learning Objectives
Following this course, you will be able to:
    • Describe how the law and risk management pertain to workplace wellness.
    • Understand and appreciate the many red flags that arise in workplace. wellness programs, particularly those that tie incentives to achievement.
    • Intelligently discuss workplace wellness legal issues with legal counsel.
    • Educate and train workplace wellness staff to help them provide compliant and effective programs.
    • Develop a “compliance culture” in the workplace.
    • Develop, implement, and modify, as necessary, workplace wellness program plans.
    • Explain how knowledge and application of workplace wellness laws can:
      • Reduce costly legal claims and lawsuits that can occur in high legal risk workplace wellness programs.
      • Enhance the quality of workplace wellness programs and services.
      • Improve workplace wellness program effectiveness and efficiency.
      • Increase wellness program participation and decrease costs.
Registration Info
Registration includes textbook (shipped to U.S. addresses only).
  • Pay between 1st and 15th, receive book by end of month.
  • Pay between 16th and month-end, receive book by 15th.
14-week online course access begins upon purchase.
Member: $475
Guest: $525

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Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for workplace wellness, HR, and benefits professionals; health educators; insurance agents and health plan underwriters; workplace wellness vendors; health coaches; occupational health professionals; lawyers and interdisciplinary professionals who are responsible for the management and maintenance of workplace wellness laws, procedures, and practices.
Continuing Education Credit (CEC)
This course is eligible for 16 CECs and pre-approved for: NWI CWP (Category 1), ACSM, CHES/MCHES (Category I CC), HRCI, SHRM-CP, & SHRM-SCP. View NWI's CEC Info page for more details.
Course Requirements + Format
Rule the Rules of Workplace Wellness Programs (2nd Edition) by Barbara J. Zabawa, JD, MPH, and JoAnn M. Eickhoff-Shemek, PhD, serves as the textbook for this self-study course and is included in your registration (shipment to U.S. addresses only).

The online course includes 11 required interactive lessons (study guides) highlighting key points of each chapter and incorporating activities and knowledge checks to help you prepare for your final "Mastering Workplace Wellness Laws" Certificate exam. You must complete all 11 lessons, pass the exam, and complete the course evaluation before the end of your 14-week* course to earn your professional certificate and continuing education credits.