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    UNA Workers Compensation Conference

    Date: October 26, 2016, 8:00am
    University of North Alabama
    Marriott Shoals Conference Center
    Florence, AL 35630
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    Make plans now to attend UNA's 21st Annual North Alabama Workers' Compensation Conference.  Registration is now underway! Call 256-765-4862 to register by phone or register online at (select Course Catalog & then select Human Resources under the Workplace heading).  

     Exhibitor space is available!  Please call or email Meghan Fike at 256-765-4289 or for an exhibitor registration form. 


    21st Annual North Alabama
    Workers' Compensation Conference

    21st Annual North Alabama 

    Workers' Compensation Conference

    October 26, 2016

     Price: $149 per person

    Location: Marriott Shoals Conference Center


    Your registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, learning materials and a Continuing Education certificate of completion. 

    7:30 - 8:15 am
    Check-in & pick up materials. Enjoy a continental breakfast.

    8:15 - 8:30 am
    Welcome & Introductions, Ms. Meghan Fike, UNA Continuing Education & Mr. Ryan Brake, Esq., Carr Allison, P.C.

    8:30 - 9:30 am
    Staying Sane In An Insane World, Dr. Gary Huckaby

    9:30 - 10:15 am
    State of Workers' Compensation In Alabama/ Department of Labor Update, Mr. Donald Harrison, Esq., Assistant General Counsel Alabama Department of Labor

    10:15 - 10:30 am
    Break & Visit Exhibits

    10:30 - 11:30 am
    Using Pharmacogenomics In Worker's Compensation, Ms. Tana LeMay, RN, The Case Management Group

    11:30 am - 12:30 pm

    12:30 - 1:15 pm
    Postprandial Thoughts On WC Court Dates, Judge Gil Self, Lauderdale County Circuit Judge

    1:15 - 2:00 pm
    The Top Five Reasons Claims Don't Settle At Mediation, Ms. Patricia Fraley, Esq., Ombudsman, Alabama Department of Labor

    2:00 - 3:00 pm
    Denervation Procedures In The WC Setting, Dr. Stephen Howell & Dr. Aaron Howell, North Alabama Bone & Joint Clinc

    3:00 - 3:15 pm
    Break & Visit Exhibits

    3:15 - 4:15 pm
    WC Legal Update, Mr. Ryan Brake, Esq., Carr Allison, P.C.

    4:15 pm
    Conference Wrap-up & Presentation of Certificates 


    Who Should Attend?

    HR Specialists * Administrative Assistants * HR Generalists * Executive Assistants * Office Managers * HR Administrators * Small Business Owners * Staffing Specialists * Managers * Law Enforcement * Attorneys * Anyone who manages or supervises people * Physical Therapists * Occupational Nurses * Others who deal with Workers' Compensation issues


    Approvals: This conference will be submitted for approval for the
    following Continuing Education hours: Nursing Social Work Nursing  Home Administrator Occupational Therapist Assisted Living Administrator Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

    Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

    Continuing Education Units (CEU)



     The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally recognized method for noting non-credit Continuing Education participation. One CEU is awarded for each 10 hours of participation.  Some programs carry other professional acknowledgements. Certificates of attendance listing the number of CEUs and other approved hours will be available.