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When: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:30 PM
Where: The Sage Colleges in Gurley Room 201
89-95 Second Street
Troy, New York 
United States
Contact: Sarah Gardner

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Worker's Compensation Reforms & PT Advocacy

Presented by: Brendan Sullivan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, MSCS, CSCS


Speaker Biography

Brendan Sullivan, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, MSCS, CSCS is an ABPTS Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and owner of the Empire Health & Wellness Center in Latham, NY. He is active in both the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) NY Advisory Committee & New York Physical Therapy Association (NYPTA) Public Policy Committee.  He is a fellow in training with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) through Evidence in Motion (EIM). 



Course Description

The New York Workers Compensation system is over 100 years old and has served millions of its citizens.  The system has provided lost wages and medical care to the injured worker since its inception in 1914.  In 2010, the WCB adopted Medical Treatment Guidelines as one component aimed at modernizing the system.  Physical therapists play a vital role in caring for injured workers and forthcoming reforms will impact daily practice.  Specific topics to be discussed include; Medical Treatment Guidelines, Medical Fee Schedule/RVU cap, NYCIRB reports, variance submissions, documentation requirements, medical portal, provider participation, evidence-based practice, opioid prescribing patterns and PT advocacy.


This course is open to PTs, PTAs, &Students 



Continuing Education Credits

1.5 CEHs




Free for all



Special Directions/ Parking Information

The closest lot is called "Commuter Student Parking and Employee Parking" on the corner of 1st Street and Division Street. There will also likely be on-street parking nearby.

A parking pass will be emailed with the presentation prior to the event










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