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EWC141017 Workers' Compensation Section Meeting and Courtroom Medicine Conference CLE
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EWC141017 Workers' Compensation Section Meeting and  Courtroom Medicine Conference CLE

In this full-day Section Meeting/CLE at the St. Francis Gengras Auditorium, a panel of experienced doctors will address the various aspects of joint replacement treatment involving the shoulders, hips, knees and spine. The programs will cover the history and etiology of osteoarthritis, medical treatment and imaging, return to work issues and a RME doctor’s perspective. These presentations will be followed by a question and answer session with doctors & workers’ compensation commissioners

10/17/2014
When: Friday, October 17, 2014
7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Where: St. Francis Hospital Gengras Auditorium
1000 Asylum Street
Hartford, Connecticut  06105
United States
Contact: CBA Member Services Center
860-223-4400


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Workers' Compensation Section Meeting and Courtroom Medicine Conference CLE

Presented by Workers' Compensation Section

Seminar Code:
EWC141017

CLE Credit: 7.0 Hours

About the Program: At this Workers' Compensation Section meeting and CLE,  a panel of experienced doctors will address the various aspects of joint replacement treatment involving the shoulders, hips, knees and spine.  The programs will cover the history and etiology of osteoarthritis, medical treatment and imaging, return to work issues and a RME doctor’s perspective.   These presentations will be followed by a question and answer session with both the doctors and workers’ compensation commissioners.

Who Should Attend: Attorneys, paralegals, claims handlers and insurance representatives who want to learn about the issues pertaining to joint replacement and surgeries in workers’ compensation claims.

You will learn:
  • About the history, etiology and indicators for conditions causing the need for joint replacement
  • About current medical treatment options and modalities involving joint replacements and surgeries
  • About doctors’ perspectives on issues in workers’ compensation claims

Program Committee:
Jeremy Brown, McCarthy Coombes & Costello LLC, Hartford
Maribeth McGloin*, Williams Moran LLC, Fairfield
Lawrence F. Morizio*, Cousins Desrosiers & Morizio, Stratford
Jill Morrissey, Morrissey Morrissey & Mahoney, Naugatuck
Joseph J. Passaretti*, Monstream & May LLP, Glastonbury
Eric P. Santoro*, The Law Office of Eric P. Santoro, New London
Brian L. Smith*, Pomeranz Drayton & Stabnick, Glastonbury

 *Board Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist

 

Speakers:

Workers' Compensation Commissioner, Stephen M. Morelli, Hartford District

John Keggi, MD, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, St. Francis Hospital

David Kruger, MD, Spine Institute of Connecticut, St. Francis Hospital
Howard Lantner, MD, Spine Institute of Connecticut, St. Francis Hospital

Loel Payne, MD,  Spine Institute of Connecticut, St. Francis Hospital

Steven Schutzer, MD, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, St. Francis Hospital

Eric Silverstein, MD, Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, St. Francis Hospital

Aris Yannopolous, MD, Spine Institute of Connecticut, St. Francis Hospital


Program Schedule:

7:30  Continental Breakfast/Registration

8:00  Beginning Address – Commissioner Stephen M. Morelli

8:30  Opening Remarks – Steven Schutzer, MD

9:00  The Natural History and Etiology of Osteoarthritis in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty – John Keggi, MD

9:50  Indications and Treatment Options for Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty –Ted Kennon, MD

10:40 Break

10:50 Contemporary Issues in Shoulder Surgery – Loel Payne, MD

11:40 Modern Imaging Techniques for the Detection of Musculoskeletal Lesions – Eric Silverstein, MD

12:30 Lunch

1:30  Value Measurement in Outpatient Spine Surgery – Aris Yannopolous – MD

2:20  Getting Back to Work with Back Pain – David Kruger, MD

3:10  Break

3:20  30 Years of RME’s: A Spine Surgeon’s Perspective – Howard Lantner, MD

4:10  Q&A (Doctors and Commissioners)

4:45  Cocktail Hour

 

Event Cost:  Member $195

                        Non-member $325
                        Law/Paralegal Student $95 (as space is available)

 

Complimentary Valet Parking is included with your registration.


** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information available upon request.