Why, When, and How to Create a Section 508-Compliant Document

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This basic-level webinar will discuss the importance of creating Section 508-compliant material and publicly available resources, common issues encountered by authors and developers, and potential solutions.


Public health and clinical laboratory staff members


By taking this course, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of creating 508-compliant content
  • List the types of content and materials that require 508 compliance
  • Describe the challenges associated with designing a 508-compliant course or materials
  • Identify publicly available resources related to developing 508-compliant courses or materials
Continuing Education Units (CEU)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Laboratory Systems is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® Program.

This course is approved for 1.0 contact hours. P.A.C.E.®

P.A.C.E.® Course Number: 288-019-18

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Length of Course

1 Hour

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Credits Offered


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Delivery Method

On-demand eLearning

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Sponsoring Agency

CDC and the Association of Public Health Laboratories

Page last reviewed: July 10, 2018