2020 IARP-LOUISIANA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

VISION 2020: Healthcare Now & Into the Future

PROGRAM GOALS AND TOPICS

To provide advanced educational content for rehabilitation counselors, rehabilitation nurses, case managers, insurance claims professionals, & allied health care professionals/therapists on current issues and considerations encountered in daily professional practice

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Rehabilitation Nurses, Case Managers, Forensic Experts, Insurance Claims Professionals, Attorneys, Allied Health Care Professionals/Therapists, Claims Examiners, Adjusters & their Supervisors, and Students.

PARKING

Meetings will be conducted in the Xavier Annex Building, 7800 Washington
Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125. Parking is not reserved and is available
on a first come basis in the green lots in front of the building bounded by Fern Street, Pine Street, and Lowerline Street.
Permits will no longer be required. 

REGISTRATION FEE

FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION - $275 (Member) $375 (Non-Member)
ONE-DAY REGISTRATION - $200 (Members) $275 (Non-Members)
Students, Claims Examiners, Adjusters & Their Supervisors: No fee, however, please submit a registration form.

HOW TO REGISTER

Please return registration form with full payment to the address indicated. Pre-registration is requested, as limited space is available. For more information, please contact Sherylann Bennett at ssbenne1@aol.com or (504) 390-3884.

Register Online

Download Registration Form (pdf)

CEU’s

We have applied for 14 continuing education hours for CRC, CCM, and adjusters. The LRC Board accepts CRC credits for documentation of continuing education.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, March 5

8:00 - 8:30 am
Legislative Update | David Tatman

8:30 - 9:30 am
The Future of Rehabilitation & Supervision Under L.R.S 23:1226 w/ Proposed Legislation & LRC & CRCC Standards & Ethics | Larry Stokes, PhD.

9:30 - 9:45 am Break

9:45 - 10:45 am
Seeing a Brand New World | Carl Arredondo

10:45 - 11:45 am
Benefits of Neuropsychological Evaluations: From Cognitive Screening to Comprehensive Assessments | Dr. Tresa Roebuck Spencer, PhD, ABPP-CN

11:45 - 12:00 pm Break

12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch & Learn

1:00 - 2:00 pm
Life Care Planning in Explosion Events - Experiences & Perspectives | Dr. Todd Cowen

2:00 - 2:15 pm Break

2:15 - 3:15 pm
True Vocational Rehabilitation - A Judge's View | Judge Pamela Ann Moses-Laramore

3:15 - 4:15 pm
Dealing w/ the Constant Ethical Tensions Related to Counseling Evaluations Providing Expert Testimony | Dr. Theodore Remly, JD, PhD, LPC, NCC - Ethics

4:15 - 4:30 pm Break

4:30 - 5:30 pm
Current & Future Trends for Prosthetic Rehabilitation | Jakob Terrebonne - Hanger Clinic

Friday, March 6

7:30 - 8:00 am Annual Membership Meeting

8:00 - 9:00 am
State of the State & Life as a Survivor | Rep. Julie Stokes, CPA

9:00 - 9:15 am Break

9:15 - 10:15 am
What About the EAR? The Secret Plague of Vestibular Problems in Concussion Patients | Dr. Gerard Gianoli, MD

10:15 - 11:15 am
Lumbar Facet Thermal Radiofrequency Denervation: Technique, Success, & Repititions Dr. Waring

11:15 - 11:30 pm Break

11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch & Learn

12:30 - 1:30 pm
Finding Alternatives to Opioids in the Treatment of Chronic Pain | Dr. Chad Domangue, MD

1:30 - 2:30 pm
A Vision for the Future - A Team Approach in Assisting the Injured Worker to Return to Work & a Productive Lifestyle, Panel Discussion: Larry Frieman, Frank Bruno, Linda Gardner, and Ashley Lastrapes

2:30 - 2:45 pm Break

2:45 - 3:45 pm
Ethics of Numerological Analysis | Dr. Miranti & Dr. Walter Breaux - Ethics

ACCOMMODATIONS & PARKING

Meetings will be conducted in the Xavier Annex Building, 7800 Washington Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125. Parking is not reserved and is available on a first come basis in the green lots in front of the building bounded by Fern Street, Pine Street, and Lowerline Street.

Permits will no longer be required.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

100% will be available for requests made on or before February 20, 2020. After that date, credit toward another conference will be given.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

For membership information, visit rehabpro.org or contact Tiffany Cologne at tiffany@gisclair.com.

SILENT AUCTION

We will be having our annual silent auction at the conference again this year. Please be sure to check out all the donations and bid on some great items. If you are interested in donating an item to the silent auction, please contact Michael Scullin at (504) 524-3378 or michael@sflrehab.com.

Location

Xavier University, Xavier Annex Building
7800 Washington Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70125

Event Date(s)

Starts:  Mar 5, 2020 8:00 AM (CT)
Ends:  Mar 6, 2020 4:00 AM (CT)
Associated with  Louisiana Chapter

Event Contact

Sherylann Bennett
(504) 390-3884
ssbenne1@aol.com