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Rehabilitation provider update conference
– Sept. 18, 2018

Attendance and participation in the rehabilitation provider update conference session is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. Registered job placement vendors must have at least one representative from their organization participate. Non-attendance may be allowed only for emergency situations (Minnesota Rules 5221.1500, subp. 3a). Otherwise, nonparticipation in the provider update may result in professional conduct and accountability discipline.

Notices will be mailed in July 2018. Registration will be done via DLI's website with payment by credit card to attend in-person or via WebEx using the provider's personal computer and a special access code. Seating at the conference is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration

Registration is open July 23 through Sept. 14. No change in the selection of in-person or electronic attendance will be accepted after Sept. 14.

Date, location – Updated

The 2018 rehabilitation provider update will be offered live Sept. 18 at TIES Event Center, 1644 Larpenter Ave. W., St. Paul, MN  55108, and via WebEx streaming that same day, through a special access code. For rehabilitation providers unable to participate that day, a WebEx recording will only be available from Sept. 20 through Oct. 13, 2018. CRC/CDMS – CEUs will be available to participants for those dates only.

Topics

  • Concussions:  How doctors diagnose and treat traumatic brain injury (TBI)

  • Panel discussion:  CARF nonprofits for job search services

  • Tips for working with interpreters

  • Minnesota Rules 5220:  Rule revisions discussion

  • Conducting an independent vocational evaluation (IVE)

  • Common shoulder injuries in the workplace:  Diagnosis, treatment and long-term outcomes

If you need special accommodation, have questions or need to notify DLI about not being able to attend due to an emergency situation, contact JoAnn Jacobson, rehabilitation registration specialist, at 651-284-5459 or rehabregistrationspecialist@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at 651-284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.