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Canceled - 25th Annual Advanced Worker's Compensation Symposium 2020

Product ID: CA3008R6
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

In an effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the in-person and live webcast attendance options for this seminar has been canceled. Webcast Replays and CLE OnDemand options will still be available.

Insights from the pros

This annual half-day program brings together physicians, attorneys, and an administrative law judge to discuss common work-related injuries in depth. At the 25th Annual Advanced Worker’s Compensation Symposium, medical specialists will give an overview of conditions they diagnose and treat every day, including:

Injured joints: Learn the science behind stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies. Discuss studies regarding the therapies’ effectiveness to accelerate the healing of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Get an update on the status of coverage for innovative orthobiologic joint treatments. Find out when joint replacement is appropriate and get an overview of the surgical process and standard recovery times.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Receive a general overview of the law on psychological injuries. Discuss medical causation, extent of the disability, and possible courses of treatment. Learn about proposed legislative changes to PTSD cases involving first responders.

Spine injuries: Learn how traumatic back injuries differ from occupational injuries. Understand the criteria for spine surgery. Look at factors used to assess permanent work restrictions and permanent partial disability.

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Pricing

Member $229.00

Non-Member $309.00

Credits

4.5 CLE

Date and Time

Friday, May 08, 20208:30 AM - 12:45 PM CT

Add to Calendar 5/8/2020 8:30:00 AM 5/8/2020 12:45:00 PM America/Chicago Canceled - 25th Annual Advanced Worker's Compensation Symposium 2020

In an effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the in-person and live webcast attendance options for this seminar has been canceled. Webcast Replays and CLE OnDemand options will still be available.

Insights from the pros

This annual half-day program brings together physicians, attorneys, and an administrative law judge to discuss common work-related injuries in depth. At the 25th Annual Advanced Worker’s Compensation Symposium, medical specialists will give an overview of conditions they diagnose and treat every day, including:

Injured joints: Learn the science behind stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies. Discuss studies regarding the therapies’ effectiveness to accelerate the healing of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Get an update on the status of coverage for innovative orthobiologic joint treatments. Find out when joint replacement is appropriate and get an overview of the surgical process and standard recovery times.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Receive a general overview of the law on psychological injuries. Discuss medical causation, extent of the disability, and possible courses of treatment. Learn about proposed legislative changes to PTSD cases involving first responders.

Spine injuries: Learn how traumatic back injuries differ from occupational injuries. Understand the criteria for spine surgery. Look at factors used to assess permanent work restrictions and permanent partial disability.

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In an effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the in-person and live webcast attendance options for this seminar has been canceled. Webcast Replays and CLE OnDemand options will still be available.

Insights from the pros

This annual half-day program brings together physicians, attorneys, and an administrative law judge to discuss common work-related injuries in depth. At the 25th Annual Advanced Worker’s Compensation Symposium, medical specialists will give an overview of conditions they diagnose and treat every day, including:

Injured joints: Learn the science behind stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapies. Discuss studies regarding the therapies’ effectiveness to accelerate the healing of tendons, ligaments, muscles, and joints. Get an update on the status of coverage for innovative orthobiologic joint treatments. Find out when joint replacement is appropriate and get an overview of the surgical process and standard recovery times.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): Receive a general overview of the law on psychological injuries. Discuss medical causation, extent of the disability, and possible courses of treatment. Learn about proposed legislative changes to PTSD cases involving first responders.

Spine injuries: Learn how traumatic back injuries differ from occupational injuries. Understand the criteria for spine surgery. Look at factors used to assess permanent work restrictions and permanent partial disability.

Read More ↓

Program Chair & Presenter:

Thomas M. Domer
Domer Law, S.C.
Milwaukee

Presenters:

Kristin S. Bruess
Kasdorf, Lewis & Swietlik, S.C.
Milwaukee

Joseph P. Danas, Jr.
Borgelt, Powell, Peterson & Frauen, S.C.
Milwaukee

Jeffrey M. Goldstein, M.D.

Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, LLC
Morton Grove, IL

Brandon J. Rebholz, M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Stephen Saunders, Ph.D.
Marquette University
Milwaukee

Nancy L. Schneiders, ALJ
Wisconsin Department of Administration - Division of Hearings & Appeals
Milwaukee

Peter M. Silver
Hennessy & Roach, P.C.
Milwaukee

Mark T. Wichman, M.D.

Aurora Health Center
Wauwatosa

Matthew P. Wichman, M.D.
Aurora Orthopedics
Grafton

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Stem Cell and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapies in Joint Treatment

  • Overview and appropriate use of stem cell and PRP therapies
  • Studies regarding effectiveness
  • Current status of payment for treatment

Thomas M. Domer, Mark T. Wichman, M.D., Matthew P. Wichman, M.D.

9:25 a.m. : Administrative Law Judge Reaction

Nancy L. Schneiders, ALJ

9:30 a.m. : Spine Surgery in Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation

  • Causation criteria in traumatic and occupational back claims
  • Criteria for spine surgery
  • Assessment of permanency and permanent restrictions

Kristin S. Bruess, Brandon J. Rebholz, M.D.

10:25 a.m. : Administrative Law Judge Reaction

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Joint Replacements in Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation

  • When is replacement appropriate
    • Causes/Factors involved
  • Surgical procedure overview
  • Standard recovery times
  • Complications/causes for delay in recovery

Jeffrey M. Goldstein, M.D., Peter M. Silver

11:45 a.m. : PTSD in Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation

  • General overview of the law of psychological injuries
  • Proposed legislative changes to PTSD cases
  • Analysis of PTSD including diagnosis, medical causation and extent of disability
  • Course of treatment

Joseph P. Danas, Jr., Stephen Saunders, Ph.D.

12:40 p.m. : Administrative Law Judge Reaction

12:45 p.m. : Program Concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • Gain insight from medical specialists, attorneys, and an administrative law judge on common work-related injuries
  • Know the status of coverage for innovative therapies in joint treatment
  • Understand how spine surgeons attribute occupational exposure for cervical spine injuries
  • Receive an overview of Wisconsin’s laws on work-related psychological injuries
  • Hear about proposed legislative changes addressing PTSD in first responders
  • Worker’s compensation attorneys
  • Personal injury/torts lawyers
  • Insurance defense attorneys
  • General practitioners

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