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 a current listing of 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 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
  • 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