RPC

Rehabilitation Professionals of the Carolinas

Mandatory Class for NC Case Managers

The North Carolina Educational Presentation for Case Managers

Sponsored by IARP of the Carolinas in conjunction with the NC IC Rehab Advisory Board
***This program is limited to 50 people so send your registration with payment soon***

This program will be offered in various locations throughout NC 


Agenda

"Workers' Compensation Case Management in North Carolina: A Basic Primer for Medical and Vocational Case Managers"

      I.      Introduction and Purpose of Training                                     8:30 - 8:45

      II.      History of the NC Workers Comp Act                                     8:45 - 10:00

A.      History

B.      NC Industrial Commission

C.      Purpose of the Act

D.      Basic Insurance Terminology

E.       Who is Involved?

    III.      History of the NC Rehab Rules

A.      Identification of the Need

B.      Factors Influencing Development

C.      Evolution from Guidelines to Rules

BREAK                                                                                            10:00 - 10:15

    IV.      Basics of Case Management                                            10:15 - 12:00

A.      Communication

B.      Assessment of Injured Worker

C.      Coordination of Medical Care and Vocational Activities

D.      Documentation

E.       Follow up

F.       Return to Work

LUNCH                                                                                              12:00 - 1:00

      V.      A Detailed Review of the Rehab Rules                                 1:00 - 2:30

A.      Application of the Rules

B.      Purpose of the Rules

C.      Definitions

D.      Qualifications

E.       Professional Responsibility

F.       Communication

G.      Interaction with Physicians

H.      Return to Work

I.        Motion for Change of RP; Sanctions

BREAK                                                                                              2:30 - 2:45

    VI.      Dealing with Tough Issues                                                2:45 - 4:15

A.      Causation

B.      Audio/Video Taping

C.      Relationship with the Insurance Company

D.      Testifying

E.       Professional Etiquette

F.       Resources for Help

  VII.      Case studies

  VIII.      Evaluation and Closure                                                         4:15 - 4:30


Lunch will be provided.

There will be coffee, soft drinks, water and break snacks provided.

Breakfast is on your own.

Arrive no later than 8:15 to sign in. Please allow time for traffic.  There are no partial credits for being late or leaving early.

*ATTENDANCE WILL BE STRICTLY MONITORED DURING THE DAY TO OBTAIN CREDITS SO NO COMING AND GOING AT WILL

OBTAINING CREDITS WILL DEPEND UPON ATTENDANCE AND BE GIVEN AT THE END OF THE DAY

Contact Person for this program is Jane Rouse