Continuing Education

Nelson’s professionals share their knowledge by delivering seminars on a variety of topics to audiences nationwide.  Many of these courses are state-approved for Continuing Education credit for insurance professionals.  For more information about these courses, including the respective Continuing Education credit hours, state registration numbers, and course descriptions, please send us an e-mail.

Nelson’s continuing education seminar topics include:

  • A Closer Look: Roof Coring and Laboratory Testing of Roof Membrane Samples
  • Assessment of Earthquake Damage to Structures
  • Basics of Insurance Appraisal
  • Category 3 Water Intrusion and Evaluation
  • Common Perils in Stucco
  • CSST Related Claims and Forensic Investigations
  • Electrical Engineering, Common Electrical Systems, and Electrical Failure Claims Analysis for Adjusters
  • Engineering Investigation of Common and Uncommon Perils I
  • Engineering Investigation of Common and Uncommon Perils II
  • Environmental Liabilities of Individual and Small Businesses – Spills and Historic Releases
  • Estimating and Bid Analysis for Adjusters
  • Fire Damage to Structural Materials
  • Forensic Evaluation and Differentiation of Wind vs. Water Damage to Structures
  • Forensic Evaluation of Bituminous Roof Membranes: Mopping Voids vs. Hail Damage
  • Forensic Evaluation of Roofs and Roof Structures
  • Forensic Evaluation of Structures Damaged by Roof Snow Loads
  • Forensic Investigation of Brick Masonry for Buildings – Component Materials and Behavior
  • Forensic Investigation of Building Veneer Failures
  • Forensic Investigation of Claims Related to Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution
  • Forensic Investigation of Pressurized Water Line Failures Below Foundations
  • Forensic Investigation of Sinkholes
  • Forensic Investigation of Wall System Failures
  • Forensic Investigation of Wind Damage to Structures
  • Forensic Investigations Related to Expansive Soils and Foundation Movement
  • Investigating Damage Claims with Chemical and Environmental Twists
  • Investigation of a Building Collapse by the Scientific Method: A Case Study
  • Methodologies in Fire Loss Evaluations
  • Methodologies in Roof Hail Distress Investigations
  • Methodologies of Forensic Architecture Investigations
  • Methodologies of Forensic Mechanical Investigation
  • Tornado Damage Evaluation I
  • Tornado Damage Evaluation II
  • Forensic Investigation of Concrete Materials Related Distress