Upcoming Workshop/Conferences for Continuing Education Credits

2022 Governor's Conference

Department of Labor/Employment Relations Division

Governor’s Conference

on Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ Compensation in a Changing Workplace

Wednesday, September 28th through Friday, September 30th, 2022
Hilton Garden Inn – Missoula MT

The following conference has been approved for Certified Claims Examiner Credits: 16 CE credits (15 General, 1 Law/Rule) If you attend the entire conference 

You may also receive CE credits on a per session attendance.  Please see the below breakdown of what each session is awarded for CE credits:

Wednesday, September 28th

1:30-2:30       *KEYNOTE* The National Commission’s Report 50 Years Later: What is Needed to Achieve the Vision of the “Grand Bargain” – ELAINE WEISS
Approved for 1 General Credit

2:45-4:00      Plumbing & Wiring: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome – DR. JOHN SCHUMPERT
Approved for 1 General Credit

4:00-5:00      When Words Don’t Help – BOB WILSON
Approved for 1 General Credit

Thursday, September 29th

8:00-9:00      ODG by MCG – Improving Workers’ Compensation Outcomes with Evidence-Based Medicine – PATRICK ROBINSON
Approved for 1 General Credit

9:00-10:00    Lighting the Torch – MARK PEW
Approved for 1 General Credit

10:15-11:15  *Physician Roundtable* Hot Topics in Workers’ Compensation – DR. MAGGIE COOK-SHIMANEK; DR. J. DEVIN OWENS; DR. JOHN PETRISKO; DR. JOHN SCHUMPERT & DR. HANS SCHWERTZ
Approved for 1 General Credit

11:15-12:15  Workers’ Compensation Trends, Topics and What Will Happen (Maybe) – PETER STRAUSS
Approved for 1 General Credit

1:30-2:30       *Examiner Panel Discussion* The Evolution of Working Claims – KEVIN BARTSCH; JAIMIE KERN & CHRIS SIMONSON
Approved for 1 General Credit

2:30-3:30       Workers’ Compensation Court Case Review – JUDGE DAVID SANDLER
Approved for 1 MT Law/Rule Credit

3:45-5:00       The 4 Things You Need to Do – MARK PEW & BOB WILSON
Approved for 1 General Credit

Friday, September 30th

8:30-9:45      Medicare Secondary Payer Landscape: The 3 Pillars – CIARA KOBA & AMBER WORMAN
Approved for 1 General Credit

9:45-11:15    *KEYNOTE* If We Share the Vision, Why Do We Argue – TAMARA HALL
Approved 2 General Credits

You will be required to be scanned in for each attended session in order to receive your credits.

Please visit the Governor’s Conference webpage for more conference information and registration

2022 Governor's Conference

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