IARP of the Carolinas’ Educational Conference
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3/15/2018 to 3/16/2018
When: March 15-16, 2018
Where: Embassy Suites
Greensboro, North Carolina 
United States
Contact: Carolinas Chapter

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Agents of Change

IARP of the Carolinas’ Educational Conference 2018

Case Managers - Agents of Change

March 15 & 16, 2018
Embassy Suites, Greensboro, NC

Online Registration is Now Closed.

Additional registrations will be accepted same day, but an email should be sent to iarpofcarolinas@gmail.com to advise they will be attending.

Attendee Registration Hotel Information Agenda Vendor Registration

10.75 CEUs are pending for CRC, CCM, CDMS and CLCP (note: CEU’s will be adjusted for late arrivals/early departures)

Who should attend?

  • Rehabilitation Professionals
  • Medical Case Managers
  • Vocational Specialists
  • Life Care Planners
  • Students
  • YOU!

Attendee Registration

Register online above by clicking "Register" or download the registration form.

Registration Fees: (includes lunch/social)
IARP Members: $150
Non-Members: $150 (before 2/28) | $185 (after 3/1)
Student: $80 (CEU's will note be provided)

Single Day Rate: $115

Guest Fees: $40/Lunch | $35/Social (appetizers)

Please note cancelation deadline of March 12, 2018, limited refund provided after this date.
Same day food preferences CANNOT be accommodated – please list special requests and dietary needs on registration form or email Kim Deal direct.

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greensboro-Airport

Embassy Suites by Hilton Greensboro-Airport
204 Centreport Drive
Greensboro, NC  27409
(Directly off I-40 at exit 210)

Reservations: 1-800 EMBASSY or 336/668-4535
A rate of $145 plus tax has been arranged for conference participants.
Mention the event IARP Educational Conference to get the special rate.
To qualify for this rate, you must reserve by February 20, 2018


Thursday March 15, 2018

7:30am – 8:00am 


8:00am – 8:15am


8:15 – 9:30am   

Quality of Life, Limb Care vs. Amputation
Jason Halvorson, MD, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

9:30 – 10:00am    

Break and visit Exhibits

10:00 – 11:15am

Collaborative Tools in Determining Work Capabilities - Panel Discussion
David Thompson, MD, Guilford Orthopedics; Chris Torres, PT, DPT OCS, CEAS, Select Physical Therapy; David Steinbeck, MS, CRC, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center; Shelley Jones, MS, CRC, Carolina Case Management

11:15am – Noon

NC Industrial Commission Update
Caron Cross RN, BSN, COHN-S

Noon – 1:30pm

Lunch and visit Exhibits


1:30– 3:00pm

Breakout Session I (choose one)

  • Injuries and Treatment of the Eye & Surrounding Structures
    Eric Patten RN, BSN, One Call Care Management Company
  • Transferrable Skills Analysis
    Jeff Truthan MS, President of Skill TRAN

3:00 – 3:30pm      

Break and visit Exhibits

3:30 – 5:00pm

Breakout Session II (choose one)

  • Pain Management Perspectives in Catastrophic Injury Cases
    April Groff, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Learning Services
  • Use of the Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
    Anne Hirsch, MS, Co-Director

5:50 – 7:00pm

Please join us for Cocktails (Dinner will be on your own)

Friday March 16, 2018

7:30 – 8:00am


8:00 – 8:30am

Announcements/IARP Meeting

8:30 – 10:00am

Chronic Pain and the Opioid Crisis:  Current Treatment Options – Panel Discussion
Hans Hansen, MD, The Pain Relief Centers; Leslie Phillips, Ph.D., Pain Rehab Services, Emerge Ortho; Jerri Patterson, RN, MSN, APN-C, Integrated Pain Solutions

10:00 – 10:30am

Break and visit Exhibits

10:30am – Noon

Ethical Boundaries in the Management of Workers’ Comp – Panel Discussion
Hal Willson, Willson, Jones, Carter & Baxley; Kathleen Dubois, Crumley Roberts; Kent Ford, Orbock, Ruark & Dillard; Katrena Parker, Old Dominion Freight Line; Dawn Steadman, SCA/Hewitt Coleman

Noon – 12:30pm

Break and Boxed Lunch

12:30 – 2:00pm

Keynote – Great Balls of Fire
Denise Ryan, MBA, CSP

Vendor Registration

Download Vendor Form Register Online for Sponsors/Exhibitors

E-mail questions or concerns to Nancy Wells or Kim Deal at iarpofcarolinas@gmail.com

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