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Workers' compensation -- Training for rehabilitation providers

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Orientation training sessions -- Feb.15 and Aug. 23, 2018

The 2018 orientation sessions are for rehabilitation providers seeking to brush up on basic vocational rehabilitation skills and is specifically required for qualified rehabilitation consultant (QRC) interns, new job search vendors and rehabilitation providers inactive for two years. QRC intern supervisors are encouraged to attend to stay informed of new laws and procedures, which can help ensure successful internships.

All participants must pre-register; the cost is $75, which includes lunch and materials. Early online registration is encouraged because the sessions are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. CRCC/CDMS -- 7.0 CEUs will be available.

Times, dates, location

The training sessions are from 7:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 15, and Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the Department of Labor and Industry, 443 Lafayette Road N., St. Paul, MN  55155 (see maps, get directions).


  • Workers' compensation 101
  • Work as a provider and documentation
  • Medical aspects
  • Rehabilitation consultation practice and ethics
  • A vendor's perspective
  • Registration renewal and completion of internship
  • Intern qualifying criteria
  • Tips for working with interpreters
  • Litigation procedures at the Department of Labor and Industry

Registration, license numberRegistration and payment

All participants must register and pay online. When registering, for the required field "License number":

  • QRCs should enter their QRC number (for example 313); and
  • job search vendors or staff members from QRC firms
    should enter their four-digit firm number (for example 1001).

Each session is limited to 30 people. The Department of Labor and Industry reserves the right to cancel a session if there are not enough participants registered.

More information, special accommodations

If you need special accommodations or have questions about the training, contact Darci Wing at (651) 284-5373
or darci.wing@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at (651) 284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.

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Rehabilitation provider update conference -- Sept. 18, 2018

Attendance and participation in the rehabilitation provider update conference session is required of all qualified rehabilitation consultants (QRCs) and QRC interns. Registered job placement vendors must have at least one representative from their organization participate. Nonattendance may be allowed only for emergency situations (Minnesota Rules 5221.1500, subp. 3a). Otherwise, nonparticipation in the provider update may result in professional conduct and accountability discipline.

Notices will be mailed in July 2018. Registration will be done via DLI's website with payment by credit card to attend in-person or via WebEx using the provider's personal computer and a special access code. Seating at the conference is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration will be open from July 16 to Aug. 31, 2018. No change in the selection of in-person or electronic attendance will be accepted after Aug. 31, 2018.

Date, location
The 2018 rehabilitation provider update will be offered live at the University of Minnesota -- Continuing Education and Conference Center, St. Paul campus, and via WebEx streaming that same day. For rehabilitation providers unable to participate that day, a WebEx stream will be made available only from Sept. 20 through Oct. 13, 2018. CRC/CDMS -- CEUs will be available to participants for those dates only.

Topics are currently in development.

If you need special accommodation, have questions or need to notify DLI about not being able to attend due to an emergency situation, contact Darci Wing at (651) 284-5373 or darci.wing@state.mn.us or contact Mike Hill at
(651) 284-5153 or mike.hill@state.mn.us.

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