Registration is now open for the Twenty-Third Annual North Carolina Workers' Compensation Educational Conference.
The goal of this conference is to educate those who participate in the North Carolina workers’compensation system regarding current rules, procedures, policies and forms and to provide an opportunity for dialogue among these participants. The presenters include Chairman Charlton Allen, Section Heads of the Industrial Commission,plaintiff’s and defense attorneys, physicians, medical and vocational rehabilitation specialists and mediators. Breakout sessions will be utilized to discuss certain topics in specific detail for a more specialized view while other topics will be presented from a more general perspective.
Who Should Attend? All employers, insurance adjusters, self-insurers, third-party administrators, safety & human resource managers, plaintiff’s and defense attorneys, paralegals, health care providers, mediators and medical and vocational rehabilitation providers are encouraged to attend. In fact, anyone interested in the workers’ compensation system in North Carolina will receive valuable information at the conference.
Continuing Education Credits Participants may be eligible for continuing education credits for conference attendance. Application will be made for credits in the following occupations: attorneys (CLE), paralegals (CPE), carriers (CE credit), human resources professionals (SHRM), and rehabilitation providers (CEU for CRC, CDMS and CCM). COHNs, CRRNs and any other discipline will be provided, upon request, with a certificate of completion for credit submission. Insurance adjusters should be aware that the North Carolina Department of Insurance requires adjusters to attend the entire program each day in order to receive any credit for that day, and that it does not award credit to nonresident adjusters with North Carolina licenses unless domiciled in North Carolina as an adjuster. For general information concerning licensing and CEU requirements for adjusters in North Carolina, please contact the North Carolina Department of Insurance at (919) 807-6800.