How to Keep Good Records for Engineers and Land Surveyors (and Why It Matters)
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
12:00 – 3:20 pm CDT
Presented by Wendy Lathrop
-Creating certainty and reducing conflict with contracts and agreements
-Record keeping as evidence of contractual compliance
-How legal principles can guide our business practices
-The importance of communicating with clients
-Tools to help collect fees
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3.0 PDHs (in Most States, no credit in Missouri)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 3.0 PDHs for professional engineers and land surveyors in most states. 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 deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and land surveyors via its registration with the Practicing Institute of Engineering (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
This webinar has been evaluated for compliance with the NYS Mandatory Continuing Education requirements by the Practicing Institute of Engineering and has been approved for 3.0 PDHs in the fields of professional engineering and land surveying.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for land surveyors licensed in Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, and North Carolina (S-0130). This course has been registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (#10183) and has been approved by the Tennessee Board of Examiners for Land Surveyors (#1023). This course is not approved for Missouri land surveyors.
HalfMoon Education has not applied to any state land surveyor boards not listed above that require pre-approval. Please consult the rules of your licensing board to determine eligibility.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate.
Wendy Lathrop, PLS, CFM, CFSPresident and Owner of Cadastral Consulting, LLC
Ms. Lathrop is licensed as a professional land surveyor in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, and as a professional planner in New Jersey. She holds a master’s degree in Environmental Policy and has been involved in surveying since 1974 in projects ranging from construction to boundary to environmental land use disputes. Ms. Lathrop is also a certified floodplain manager through the Association of State Flood Plain Managers (ASFPM) and a Certified Floodplain Surveyor through the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors. A former adjunct instructor at Mercer County College in New Jersey, she has also taught as part of the team for the licensing exam review course at Drexel University in Pennsylvania. Ms. Lathrop has been teaching seminars for surveyors since 1986 and has been writing articles for surveyors since 1983. She is a contributing editor for The American Surveyor magazine, and she has four articles included in the American Bar Association’s text, Land Surveys: A Guide for Lawyers and Other Professionals. She and Stephen V. Estopinal, PLS, PE co–authored a book entitled Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension, published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. in 2011. She is also on the faculty of GeoLearn, a web-based educational provider. Ms. Lathrop is a past president of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors and of the National Society of Professional Surveyors, and she has served on the Board of Directors for the American Association for Geodetic Surveying.