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New York State
Workers' Compensation Board
OFFICE OF THE CHAIR
328 State Street  Schenectady, New York 12305
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo


Subject No. 046-707

Continuing Education Credits Offered at Centennial
Conference on July 15

Date: July 2, 2014

An opportunity to earn continuing education credits will be available at the New York Workers' Compensation Centennial Conference on July 15, 2014, at the Empire State Plaza in Albany, New York. Registration is now open for the day-long program. It is for everyone with a professional interest in the New York workers’ compensation system. Hear from the Board and industry experts, attend educational sessions and earn up to 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and up to 3.75 Continuing Legal Education credits* at no additional cost. Breakfast and lunch are also included.

The Frances Perkins Award will be presented to an individual who has done significant work advocating for injured workers to ensure that they are treated with dignity and receive the benefits they deserve. The Dr. Stephen Levin Award will be presented to an individual from the health care field who has demonstrated significant achievements in the care and treatment of injured workers.

For more information, contact the International Workers' Compensation Foundation at (386) 677-0041 or email IWCF@bellsouth.net. For a program, visit the Board’s web site, www.wcb.ny.gov. The Board will not conduct any Hearings on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, the day of the Centennial Conference.

Please find the course offerings below.

LEGAL EMPLOYEE EMPLOYER MEDICAL
10 Most Significant
Cases in Workers’
Compensation
History

(Offered Twice)
CLE eligible
Findings about
New York
According to WCRI
Studies
The Best Accident
(The one that
never happens)

(Offered Twice)
Tackling An
Epidemic-Narcotic
Use and Abuse

CME eligible
The Issue
Resolution
Spectrum

(Offered Twice)
CLE eligible
State of the System
Today:
Perspectives from
Participants
Best
Practices for
Employers
Medical Treatment
Guidelines: Past,
Present and Future

CME eligible
Combating Health
Care Fraud in the
Workers'
Compensation
System

CLE eligible
9/11: How the
Workers’
Compensation
Board Responded
and Where We
Stand Today

CLE eligible
Doing Business in
NYS: Employer
Resources for
Workers'
Compensation and
Beyond
A New Direction:
Results and Action
on Health Care

(Offered Twice)
CME eligible
eClaims: Recent
Changes to Claim
Handling
Getting Back to
Work: Successful
Strategies

(Offered Twice)
Clearer Processes
and Procedures for
Providers

CME eligible

* Application for accreditation of this course or program in New York is currently pending.

 

Robert E. Beloten
Chair