Ethical Issues of the Land Surveying Profession
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Thursday, August 4, 2022
3:00 – 5:00 pm CDT
Presented by Avinash Prasad PE, PLS, PhD, F.ASCE
Why maintaining high ethical standard is so important in land surveying profession
Land surveying profession ethical issues
Professional land surveyor’s rights and obligations in dealing with safety,
health and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties
Pitfalls in land surveying profession
How to maintain high ethical standard in surveying profession with practical examples
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Continuing Education Credit Information
Total Series Credits:
Professional Engineers: 12.0 PDHs*
Land Surveyors: 12.0 PDHs*
This webinar series is open to the public and each individual course offers 2.0 PDHs to engineers and 2.0 PDHs to land surveyors for a total of 12 PDHs in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130).
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE10600325), Maryland and North Carolina (S-0130).
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has approved each individual course in this series for 2.0 CE credits.
The Missouri Board for Architects, Professional Engineers, Professional Land Surveyors and Professional Landscape Architects has approved each individual course in this series for 2.0 PDUs.
HalfMoon Education is not seeking course approval for New Jersey or Delaware land surveyors.
Course completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the webinar in its entirety and earn a score of 80% on the quiz that follows the instruction (multiple attempts allowed).
*Five of the six educational activities in this series have been evaluated and accredited by The Practicing Institute of Engineering for 2.0 PDHs each for a total of 10.0 PDHs. They are deemed approved for New York Engineers and Land Surveyors via this accreditation (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2)). The final course in the series, “Adverse Possession: When and How this Happens and How to Protect and Innocent Private Owner Against this Regulation” is not accredited by The Practicing Institute of Engineering, and thus is not approved for New York engineers or land surveyors.
Dr. Avinash Prasad PE. PLS. PP. PhD. MSCE. MSEM. F.ASCE. FF. EMT
Avinash Prasad PE. PLS. PP. PhD. MSCE. MSEM. F.ASCE. FF. EMTDr. Avinash Prasad is a licensed professional engineer, land surveyor, professional planner with more than three decades of professional experience in civil engineering, surveying & management field since his graduation. He has recently earned Doctor of Philosophy degree from New York University in Civil Engineering. Dr. Prasad has double Master of Science Degrees in Civil Engineering and Engineering Management from New Jersey institute of technology, NJ and BS Degree in Civil Engineering. He has more than 2000 hours of continuous professional education as instructor/participating professional (1990-2022) excluding formal education. Dr. Prasad is a (NJ) state certified emergency medical technician (EMT), emergency medical responder (EMR), fire fighter (FF). He is a Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers and also an active member of several professional organizations such as: AREMA, PMI, AISC, NYSAPLS etc. His technical papers were accepted in multiple ASCE journals and various other organizations like ASCE, AREMA & NYSAPLS conference proceedings for presentation and or publication multiple times.