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Workers' compensation -- Training for rehabilitation providers



Orientation session -- Aug. 25, 2016

The 2016 orientation session is only for qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) interns, QRC intern supervisors, newly registered job placement vendors or rehabilitation providers re-entering the field, if absent for two years or more.

Participants must pre-register; the cost is $75, which includes lunch and materials. Early online registration is encouraged because the session is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. CRC/CDMS -- CEUs will be available.

Time, date, location

The training session is from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at the Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155 (see maps, get directions).

Topics

  • Workers' compensation 101
  • Work as a provider and documentation
  • Medical aspects
  • Rehabilitation consultation practice and ethics
  • A vendor's perspective
  • Registration renewal and completion of internship
  • Intern qualifying criteria
  • Online R-form submission
  • Litigation procedures at DLI
  • Follow-up questions and answers

If you need special accommodations or have questions about the training, contact Darci Wing at (651) 284-5373,
1-800-342-5354 ext. 5373 or darci.wing@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153, 1-800-342-5354 ext. 5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.

Registration and payment

All participants must register and pay online. Early registration is encouraged. The session is limited to 30 people. The classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. The Department of Labor and Industry reserves the right to cancel this session if there are not enough participants registered.

Rehabilitation provider update -- Sept. 20, 2016

The 2016 rehabilitation provider update will be offered live at the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus (Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN  55108) and via simulcast that day through a special access code. For rehabilitation providers unable to participate that day, the video will be available again from Sept. 22 through Oct. 14. CRC/CDMS continuing education credits will be available to participants for those dates only.

Topics

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Case law update
  • How to deal with difficult adjusters
  • Job search:  Internet skills training
  • Maximizing R-form use to avoid problems
  • Effective court testimony

Attendance is mandatory for all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs), QRC interns and one representative from each vendor firm unless an emergency situation arises and is reported to the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (see Minnesota Rules 5220.1500, subp. 3a). Unexcused nonparticipation in the rehabilitation provider update may result in professional conduct and accountability discipline.

Notices for the update session will be mailed in July 2016. Registration to attend the conference in-person or via simulcast is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will be open July 15 through Aug. 31. No changes in the selection of in-person attendance or simulcast attendance will be accepted after Aug. 31.

If you need special accommodations or have questions about the training, contact Darci Wing at (651) 284-5373,
1-800-342-5354 ext. 5373 or darci.wing@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153, 1-800-342-5354
ext. 5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.

 

 

 

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