Annual Nevada Workers’ Compensation Education Conference to be held August 18-19 in Las Vegas


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Teri Williams
Public Information Officer
702-486-0407
Henderson, NV - July 18, 2016

The Department of Business and Industry Division of Industrial Relations today announced that the 2016 Sixth Annual Nevada Workers' Compensation Educational Conference will be held on August 18-19 at the Tuscany Suites Hotel in Las Vegas. Employers, employees, insurance companies and producers, attorneys, third party administrators, health care providers, medical and rehabilitation professionals, researchers, and anyone with an interest in the Nevada workers' compensation program will receive valuable information at this conference.

 

The program will feature presentations and workshops led by the Nevada Workers' Compensation Section and other experts from state government and the private sector. The focus of the program will be on recent developments, common questions, and significant aspects of workers’ compensation in Nevada.

 

The conference will include an exhibit hall with various service providers, as well as opportunities to meet senior Workers' Compensation Section staff and other Nevada workers' compensation professionals.

 

Application is pending for 10 hours of continuing education credit for attorneys, rehabilitation providers, and insurance producers, and the conference has been approved for human resources professionals (SHRM credits). For other professional disciplines a certificate of completion will be provided.

 

To book guest rooms on line, go to www.tuscanylv.com. Click reservations, input arrival and departure dates and enter Group Code 1422LE. Or call 1-877-887-2261 and give the group name IWCF. The cut off for the $59 conference group rate at the Tuscany Suites Hotel is July 18, so don’t delay if you need overnight accommodations.

 

The Nevada Department of Business and Industry Workers' Compensation Section administers the Nevada workers’ compensation program. “We are committed to serving Nevada workers and employers fairly, efficiently and effectively when employees are injured on the job,” said Workers Compensation Section Manager Michael Brooks. “Educating workers' compensation professionals and medical providers in our state is critically important to make the system work as smoothly and economically as possible for everyone,” Brooks added.

 

To register for the conference, or for more information, visit the conference website at http://dir.nv.gov/WCS/conference2016. Or contact the International Workers' Compensation Foundation by visiting its website at http://www.iwcf.us, emailing iwcf@bellsouth.net, or calling (386) 677-0041.

 

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