CPDM 1 – Essentials of Disability and Absence Management



CPDM1 - How It Benefits You

You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of an Integrated Disability & Absence Management (IDAM) Program. You’ll understand its components, how it’s measured, and the associated roles and responsibilities. Learn through up-to-the-minute
content revisions written in the era of COVID-19.  This course is the platform that prepares you for the next two courses in the series when you’ll learn to put your knowledge to practice.

Earning the CPDM Designation

CPDM is a nationally recognized designation
CPDM1 is the first in a three-course curriculum
Courses build on each other so cannot be taken concurrently. The designation can be earned in three semesters

Key Takeaways:

What is an “IDAM”
The programs that comprise an IDAM
Measuring and monitoring an IDAM
Identifying cases that comprise IDAM concepts

Other Topics You'll Learn

How to provide comprehensive verbal and written explanation of what an IDAM program is, how it works in a company, and use cases to support your explanation

Take this Course if You Are

In human resources, health or benefits
A workers’ compensation professional
In a case management or claims role

Course Credit Hours

SHRM – 33 hours
CA-WC-CERT – 27 hours
CPWC – 12 hours
CPDM – 12 hours


Basic computer skills
Basic math skills
Report writing skills

CPDM1 Course Overview

Online Semester course


Tanya Thompson

Course Type

Semester Course



Dates & Times

9/23/2021 – 12/16/2021
Thursdays 11:30am – 12:30 pm PST
(No class Thanksgiving Week)

11 classes/11 weeks

Course Format

Weekly 1-hour LIVE webinars
On-demand interactive modules
Online discussion forum



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Several payment options available
including check.

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