Risk Control Online Self-Study Course

An interactive, online self-study course is available for CPAs. You can benefit from obtaining the risk control training you need at the time that works best for you — 24/7.

By successfully completing the course, you can earn up to 10% premium credit for three consecutive years on your AICPA Professional Liability Insurance policy in addition to 4 continuing professional education credits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the cost of the course?
A: The cost is $100 per person.

Q: How many CPE credit hours is the course worth?
A: The course is worth four CPE credits, and the recommended field of study is Regulatory Ethics. For more information on the Field of Study classification, please visit www.nasba.org. "Regulatory Ethics" is a classification of course materials created by NASBA and does not mirror state board of accountancy requirements for ethics training. Please contact your state board directly regarding further procedures to determine the field of study applicable to the course materials.

Q: How long will the course take to complete?
A: On average, the course should take approximately four hours to complete. However, the actual time needed to complete the course may differ for each individual CPA.

Q: Does the course have to be completed all at once?
A. No, the course can be completed in multiple sittings. When you first register, you will need to create a unique user ID and password, which will allow access to all courses purchased. After logging into and beginning the course, a “cookie” marks the spot where you left off. A cookie is a mechanism used to remember information about a visitor when they move from one web page to another. When you re-enter the course, you are given a choice as to whether you want to start from the beginning or continue where you left off.

Q: Are there any exams required to pass the course?
A. Yes, a final exam must be taken and passed in order to receive CPE and premium credit. A passing score is 70%.

Q: What happens if the final exam isn’t passed on the first try?
A. You are able to take the exam an unlimited amount of times. However the course must be completed within one year of course purchase or enrollment (enrollment date and purchase date are equivalent).

Q: Who should I contact for technical support?
A. For technical support including how to access CPE certificate please contact (312) 517-8769 or riskcontrol@icpas.org. For questions on course content, please contact CNA directly through the APL Risk Management hotline at (800) 262-8060 or via e-mail at specialtyriskcontrol@cna.com. Assistance is available between 8:30am and 5:00pm Central Standard Time.

Q: Is there a cancellation policy for the course?
A. Full refunds will be issued if written cancellation requests are received before launching the self-study course program. Please send refund requests and any complaints to specialtyriskcontrol@cna.com.

Q: What are the system requirements for the course?
A. Test your system compatibility here http://www.icpas.org/cna.aspx

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One or more of the CNA companies provide the products and/or services described. The information is intended to present a general overview for illustrative purposes only. It is not intended to constitute a binding contract. Please remember that only the relevant insurance policy can provide the actual terms, coverages, amounts, conditions and exclusions for an insured. All products and services may not be available in all states and may be subject to change without notice. "CNA" is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation. Certain CNA Financial Corporation subsidiaries use the "CNA" trademark in connection with insurance underwriting and claims activities. Copyright © 2020 CNA. All rights reserved.

Aon Insurance Services is the brand name for the brokerage and program administration operations of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. (TX 13695), (AR 100106022); in CA and MN, AIS Affinity Insurance Agency, Inc. (CA 0795465); in OK, AIS Affinity Insurance Services Inc.; in CA, Aon Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. (CA 0G94493), Aon Direct Insurance Administrator and Berkely Insurance Agency; and in NY, AIS Affinity Insurance Agency.

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Continental Casualty Co., one of the CNA Insurance Companies, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Continental Casualty Co., one of the CNA Insurance Companies, is registered with NASBA under National Registry Sponsor Number 103378. The Company is also a registered sponsor in the state of Texas (sponsor ID #009300).

In accordance with the standards of the NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits are granted based on a 50-minute hour. Individual state boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance and categorization of programs for CPE credit. It is your responsibility to report on continuing professional education to the state board of accountancy in those states where you are licensed to practice. Information on the jurisdictions that accept the National Registry of CPE Sponsor is available at http://www.nasbaregistry.org/.

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