On January 24, 2020, the Hughston Foundation will host the workers’ compensation program, “Understanding & Managing the Medical Aspects of a Workers’ Compensation Claim,” in Columbus, GA. Speakers for this program include Norman L. Donati, MD; Garland K. Gudger, Jr., MD; Robert Hopkins, PT, SCS; Douglas W. Pahl, MD; Randall J. Ruark, MD; and Matthew G. Stewart, MD. The keynote speaker for the seminar is the Honorable Tasca Hagler who will discuss the role of medical evidence in the workers’ compensation hearing and she is expected to take the time to answer questions from the audience. Hughston physicians will present topics on common injuries of the foot, ankle, shoulder, hip, knee, and spine.
Hughston workers’ compensation programs are designed to educate orthopaedic and occupational health nurses, workers’ comp administrators, safety and OSHA directors, insurance adjusters, lawyers, and caseworkers. Attendees appreciate the opportunity to gather relevant information directly from legal and medical professionals. Credits for this event includes 5.25 contact hours of General CEUs applied for through the Division of Continuing Education at Georgia Southern University and 6.3 contact hours of Nursing Continuing Education applied for through Alabama Board of Nursing (ABN). Attendees will be given certificates upon completion of the conference.
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