2019 WWCP Schedule & Agenda
Session 1, Day 1
May 22nd, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session 1 is a comprehensive training in the statutory, legal, and medical bases of workers' compensation
Introduction to Industrial Insurance - National and State Frameworks
Workers' Compensation Insurance: Washington's Options
Safety and Labor & Industries Requirements for Self-Insurance
The Labor & Industries Statutory Framework - RCW, WAC, Medical Aid Rules, Insurance Service Policy
Return to Work Laws to Consider - ADA, WLAD, EEOC, FMLA
Return to Work and Vocational Servcies
Third Party Recovery and Administration
Labor & Industries Orders and Courts
Significant Decisions - Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, BIIA, etc...
Session 1, Day 2
May 23rd, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Best Practices for Opioid Use and Evidence Based Medicine
Shoulder, Elbow, Arm and Hand Injuries
Lower Extremity Injury and Rehabilitation from Injury - PT, OT, Message and Alternative Treatment
Complex Diagnoses - TOS, CRPS, etc...
Session 2, Day 1
June 19th, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Session 2 is a comprehensive training in managing workers' compensation claims from beginning to end
Initial Investigation and Claim Validity
Time Loss, Loss of Earning Power and Wage Calculations
Social Security Offset and Liens
Reserving and Third-Party Recovery
Managing Hearing Loss Claims
Fraud and Willful Misrepresentation
Session 2, Day 2
June 20th, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Ethics and Professionalism
Evidence Based Medicine
Medical Management, Segregation and Independent Medical Examinations
Return to Work and Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Claim Closure, Permanent Partial Disability and Settlements
Pensions, Second Injury Fund and Alternative Closures
Protests, Appeals, and Reopening
Review and Exam Preparation