2017 Continuing Education

Adjuster/Agent CEU Certification

For a complete list of all courses approved for adjuster/agent credit, check with the Continuing Education desk in the registration area. To obtain credit, attendees must register at the Continuing Education desk, present a photo ID with license number, and obtain documentation to record your attendance. In order to obtain credit, you must attend the entirety of the session. Each attendee is responsible for recording their attendance on the forms provided.

Adjuster – 

The Florida Department of Financial Services has approved the sessions in the Adjuster I Breakout for the mandatory 5 Hour Law and Ethics Update- Course ID: 100194.

Certified Healthcare Risk Manager (CHRM)

Application will be made with the International Commission on Health Care Certification. Visit the Medical CE Booth, in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals and information.

Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP)

Application will be made with the International Commission on Health Care Certification for continuing education approval. Visit the Medical CE Booth, in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals and information.

Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE)

It is the responsibility of the American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) member to review program content and determine the eligibility and number of applicable hours of educational programming for continuing education credit. ACMPE participants may individually apply for continuing education credit based on the one or more of the eight management domains as determined by the member. For further questions, contact ACMPE directly. 

Certified Medicare Secondary Payor Professional (CMSP)

Application will be made with LASIE for continuing education approval. Visit the Medical CE Booth, in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals and information.

Certified Workers’ Compensation Professional (CWCP)

Application will be made with LASIE for continuing education approval. Visit the Medical CE Booth, in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals and information.

Charter Property Casualty Underwriters (CPCUs)

The Institutes has revised the process for reporting CE for CPCU’s. The reporting process no longer requires advance approval for the event being hosted and a certificate(s) of attendance will not be issued. The credit hours awarded are 1 per 1 hour of educational content. CPCU attendees can accurately report the number of credit hours they earn at www.CPCUSociety.org or www.TheInstitutes.org.

CMP Safety Credits

This event may be eligible for CM Credit. See ABIH website for CM credit criteria.

Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS) 

The International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) has approved the 72nd Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference® and 29th Annual Safety and Health Conference, to be held August 6 - 9, 2017 in Orlando, FL, for CRIS reaccreditation. Attendees will need to submit a copy of their certificate of attendance documenting that they have attended at least 7 hours of educational sessions during the conference to continuingeducation@irmi.com. They will then be provided with a voucher number that they can use to file for reaccreditation credit.

Continuing Legal Education

You must be a registered attendee to receive Continuing Legal Education credits. Registered participants who wish to receive credits should complete required bar information forms that can be obtained at the Continuing Legal Education desk. Note: Individual reporting online is required for some states. Course credit approval is pending through numerous state bars.

Mediators Continuing Education

Mediators can obtain continuing education credit as required by various jurisdictions. Individual jurisdictions may require special filings. Check at the Continuing Education desk.

Medicare Set-Aside Certified Consultant (MSCC)

Application will be made to the International Commission on Health Care Certification for continuing education approval. Visit the Medical CE Booth, located in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals and information.

Nursing, CCM, CDMS, CRC, CVE 

You must be a registered attendee to receive continuing education credit.

RN/LPN/ARNP –

This event has been approved for up to 28 contact hours by KK Educational Services, Provider No. 50-1163 Florida Board of Nursing. 

CCM, CDMS, CRC, CVE – 

Application will be made to the Case Manager Certification Commission for continuing education approval.

Application will be made to the Certified Disability Manager Specialists Commission for continuing education approval. No Ethics credits are applicable.

Application will be made to the Certified Rehabilitation Counselors Commission for continuing education approval. No Ethics credits are applicable.

Application will be made to CCWAVES for continuing education approval.

After checking in at conference registration, you must also visit the Medical CE Booth, located in the Crystal Registration area, to obtain further materials for CE credit. This information is not included in the general conference handouts. Not all conference sessions offer CE credit. You must be a registered attendee to receive CE materials. Be prepared to show your conference badge at the Medical CE Booth. 

All CE verification materials must be returned, in person, to the Medical CE area by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, August 9, 2017. CE credit verification materials will not be accepted by any other means, nor will any CE credit be issued after the close of the conference. 

Paralegals Continuing Education

Generally, paralegals and legal assistants can obtain credit for courses that have been approved for continuing legal education. Some jurisdictions may provide otherwise. Check at the Continuing Education desk.

PHR, SPHR and GPHR Recertification Credits

Human Resource attendees may submit the 72nd Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference® to the HR Certification Institute for recertification credit on an hour-for-hour basis of HR educational content time.

Physical Therapy Credits

Application will be made for Florida PT CE credit. Visit the Medical CE Booth, in the Crystal Registration Area, for a listing of specific course approvals.

Physician Credits

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians (ABQAURP) is an educational partner of the Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI).  ABQAURP’s overall CME program objective is to effectively improve and/or change competence, performance-in-practice, or patient outcomes through the quality of care that physicians and other health care professionals provide.  The CME accredited sessions of this WCI Educational Conference have the objective of improving/changing physician performance within the workers’ compensation system.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) and Workers Compensation Institute (WCI).  ABQAURP is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABQAURP CME credit for select WCI 360 sessions, that meet recertification requirements for ABQAURP Diplomates, will automatically be credited to the Diplomate account once the ABQAURP survey has been completed.  

Safety Certification

Participants holding the CSP certification interested in counting Continuance of Certification (COC) points for the safety track should review the BCSP Continuance of Certification Guide or contact the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) directly at (217) 359-9263 or visit their website at www.bcsp.org for more information. OSHA General Industry Certification certificates will be presented to attendees that complete the 10-Hour Course being offered.




Continuing Education hours are subject to change.