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WHAT EVERY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL NEEDS TO KNOW!

Course Description:
This topic will provide you with a thorough analysis and discussion in order to understand the various types of workers’ compensation benefits which are available to injured employees. You will also be provided with an in-depth learning experience covering the various medical evidence and witnesses, factual evidence and witnesses and investigative evidence which can be effectively utilized to reduce future claim exposure. This information will present specific strategies to assess return to work motivation, risks and factors which can impact a prolonged period of disability and create barriers which influence return to work outcomes.

Learning Objectives
Completion of this course will better enable the course participant to:

  • Discuss the various types of workers’ compensation benefits available to injured workers.
  • Recognize the impacts of using medical experts to reduce the costs of claims in order to achieve case closure.
  • Identify some of the common return to work pitfalls to avoid.
  • Describe and resolve the significant barriers which delay the return to work scenario.

Workers Compensation: The Fundamentals

Date: April 23, 2020
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: Chicago Medical Society Building
515 North Dearborn Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Speaker: David Menchetti,  JD

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Target Audience - All licensed professionals, Physicians, Nurses, Hospital administrators, Executive staff, Public health professionals.

Fees: CMS Member or staff person: $10.00 per person
Non-Member or staff person: $50.00 per person

Cancellation Policy: Individual cancellations must be received in writing by the CMS office no later than 72 hours prior to the program.  Refunds will not be issued after 72 hours or for “no-shows.”

Questions? Please contact the Education Department at ccole@cmsdocs.org or call 312-670-2550, ext. 338.

CME Disclosures, Accreditation & Designation: The Chicago Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the ACCME.

The Chicago Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Chicago Medical Society Planning Committee and Speaker Disclosures: The following planning committee members of the Chicago Medical Society CME Committee and the speaker have disclosed that they do not have any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests: Candice Cole MHA, Arjang Khorasani MD, Eric Eason MD, Michael Hanak MD, Vemuri Murthy MD, and Speaker: David Menchetti, JD.

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