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Achieving Excellence in Workers' Compensation

Course Description

This full-day conference will focus on both clinical and nonclinical aspects of the workers’ compensation arena. The morning will focus on hot topics in the clinical treatment of injuries and pain of the shoulder, knee, spine, foot, and ankle. The afternoon will focus on maximizing the effectiveness of your chosen care provider and an overall medical/legal perspective.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Understand certain elements of common work-related injuries of the foot and ankle, knee, shoulder, and spine
  • Understand chronic use of opioid therapy in work-related conditions
  • Understand how to maximize effectiveness of chosen providers
  • Understand the current legal trends in workers’ compensation

Who Should Attend

This conference is intended for decision-makers and stakeholders involved in workers’ compensation issues, including case managers for workers’ compensation, human resources and safety professionals, claims adjusters, attorneys, primary care physicians, and other medical professionals with responsibility for workers’ compensation.

Registration Information

  • Space is limited, so early registration is recommended.
  • There is no registration fee.
  • Conference includes complimentary continental breakfast and lunch.
  • To Register:
    • Visit the UPMC Classes and Events page.
    • Under "Category," select "Community Events."
    • Under "Sponsoring Hospital/Group," select "UPMC Passavant."
    • Select "Workers' Compensation Event."

Event Information

Cumberland Woods Village Conference Center
700 Cumberland Woods Drive
Allison Park, PA 15101

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013
7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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