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How To Be Your Own Boss

Course Overview

Deciding to work for yourself in any profession is often an exciting but daunting prospect. Most therapists are confident in their clinical skills, but have limited business acumen to support a professional career that falls outside the scope of a traditional employment position. This Course is intended to bridge that knowledge gap and teaches you, step-by-step, everything you need to get started and succeed as an Independent Contractor or what you need to  know to bring a contractor to your team.


CEUs Earned

1.0 CEUs


Course Format

Independent online learning

Course Curriculum

Going Independent

Reasons why self-employment can benefit your work, your income and your life.

Business Structure

The most common business structures, advantages and disadvantages of each and basic requirements to license your business.

Business Tax Receipts

What they are, why you need one and how to obtain one for your business.

Self Employment Taxes

How self-employment taxes are calculated and how you can maximize your deductions and keep more $ in your pocket.

Liability Insurance

Overview of coverage and common types of liability insurance coverage.

Vaccination Requirements

CDC Guidelines for vaccination recommendations for healthcare personnel (HCPs) including your rights under the ADA 

Background Screening

Your rights and your obligations for background screening by state.

Course Exam

Final test to show off all you have learned and so that you can earn your Certificate for CEUs.

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