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Workers' compensation -- Training for rehabilitation providers

2014 Rehabilitation Update Conference -- Conference and video-stream event, Sept. 25, 2014

Attendance at the rehabilitation provider update conference sessions is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. Registered job placement vendors must have at least one representative participate from their organization. Nonattendance may be allowed only for emergency situations (Minnesota Rules 5220.1500, subp. 3a).

This year, the conference is being offered in two ways to accommodate busy schedules -- participants may attend in person or via the Internet. All participants must pre-register; the cost is $75. CRC/CDMS -- CEUs will be available for both options. The cost includes access for those choosing video streaming and includes parking, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments for those attending in person.

Date, time, location

The 2014 conference is Thursday, Sept. 25, 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. It will be offered live at the University of Minnesota, Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN and via video streaming that day. (Video-stream participants will be provided by email with a Web address and access code to sign in; viewing of the video stream will be available through Oct. 23, 2014.)


  • Retraining -- advocating for the plan
  • Ethics -- now more than ever
  • MNsure versus Minnesota workers' compensation
  • Job placement:  a criminal history
  • Social media:  an employment nightmare
  • Online R-form filing review
  • DLI's Ombudsman Program and Patient Advocate Program


Seating at the in-person conference is limited to 200 participants; all other registered rehabilitation providers wishing to receive CEUs may participate through live video streaming in the convenience of their office that same day. (Viewing of the video stream will be available through Oct. 23, 2014.)

Special accommodations, questions, emergency contact

If you need special accommodations, have questions or need to notify DLI about not attending due to an emergency, contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us or send an email message to rehabregistrationspecialistdli@state.mn.us.

Video-stream participants only

People participating via video streaming on Sept. 25 or afterward will need to use some of the following forms.

Available presentations and other materials are provided below.


Social media



Job placement


Online R-forms

Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman

Patient advocate


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