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  • July 19
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Workers' Compensation Injuries Up Close and Personal

July 19

Reduce costs and liabilities associated with workers' compensation injuries.

Employers are often frustrated when a seemingly minor work injury evolves into a high dollar insurance cost that includes revolving payments for additional conditions, medical treatment, diagnostic tests, surgical procedures and medications. This topic is critical for anyone responsible for work injuries or advising clients on handling work injuries. This material will provide you with a detailed strategy on how to reduce costs and liability. You will learn how to proactively implement injury prevention measures. Our material will include a comprehensive guideline on how to handle injuries when they occur. We will go over examples of best practices of managing injuries by taking five common types (slip and falls, back, knees, shoulders, carpal tunnel).

Learning Objectives

- You will be able to describe the best practices of reducing costs and liability of work injuries.

- You will be able to identify the best way to manage common work- related injuries.

- You will be able to discuss the most efficient way of preventing injuries.

- You will be able to explain how early return to work programs are a valuable tool in reducing the lost time days from a workers' compensation injury.

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Agenda

Costs and Liabilities for Workers' Compensation Injuries
  • Injury Prevention
  • Injury Medical Management
  • Injury Evaluation
Best Practices on How to Manage Five Common Work Injuries
  • Slip and Falls
  • Back Injuries
  • Knees Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Creating and Managing Early Return Programs
  • What Is an Early Return to Work Program?
  • How Does It Work?
  • What Are the Benefits?
  • Challenges With Early Return to Work Programs?
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  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 1.5 hours credit.
     
  • AR CLE 1.5
     
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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CO CLE 2.0
     
  • This program may qualify for 2.0 credit hours through the Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education through reciprocity. This course is accredited in other jurisdictions such as New Jersey. To receive CLE credit for this program, a home study affidavit must be submitted to the Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal and Judicial Education.
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 1.5 CLE credit(s).
     
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  • This program has been approved by the Georgia Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program was approved by the Hawaii State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credit hours.
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 1.5 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
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  • MS CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.5
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 90 Minutes.
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.8 hours of total CLE credit.
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.5 including Areas of Professional Practice 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.5 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.50 hours. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, Inc. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
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  • This Distance Learning program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit.
     
  • RI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • TN CLE 0.15
     
  • This program has been approved as a distance learning format by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education for a maximum of 0.15 hours of credit.
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board of Vermont for 1.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of Law & Legal Procedure credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 hours for use toward the Wisconsin Mandatory CLE requirement.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.8 MCLE hours.
     
  • HR Certification Institute 1.5
     
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  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. Please note: This program is considered self-paced. There is a 30 PDC maximum for self-paced programs. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for workers' compensation administrators, attorneys, human resource managers, benefits professionals, safety and compliance managers, occupational therapists, insurance claims representatives, business owners, risk managers, safety directors, controllers and CFOs.

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Faculty

Yolanda L. Barnes

Barnes Legal Consulting, Inc.

  • Barnes Legal Consulting, Inc.
  • 31 Years of experience in employment law
  • Retired from the state of Ohio after 30 years of service
  • In-House Legal Counsel for the Ohio Department of Corrections 20 years specializing in workers’ compensation, early return to work and safety/health issues
  • Conducted regular trainings and webinars on the topic of workers’ compensation and early return to work for human resources staff and advised staff statewide on work related issues
  • Directed the work of Special Counsel, Third Party Administrator and Managed Care Organization on workers’ compensation claims and employee safety issues
  • Served as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Ohio in the Workers’ Compensation Litigation section and the Workers’ Compensation Fraud Unit
  • Career included working as in-house counsel for the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation; also worked as an administrative assistant for the Industrial Commission of Ohio
  • Graduate of the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law/transient student /The Ohio State University (3rd year of law school)
  • Can be contacted at 614-582-5716 or yo.barnes@sbcglobal.net
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Product ID: 403591
Published 2016, 2018
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