Meeting Archive:
Diabesity: Combating the Growing Challenge

Meeting Description:

1 CE Hour Approved for:

  • Nursing: RN, LPN, ARNP, CNA nationwide
  • Nursing Certifications: CCM, CDMS and CRC nationwide
  • Adjuster: AK, AL, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, LA, MS, MT, NC, NH, NM, NV, OK, OR, TX, UT, WA 
  • Adjuster CA: WC Post-Designation
  • AAPC: American Academy of Professional Coders 
  • FL PT/OT
**Please note that Adjuster KY and MN have not been approved for this webinar therefore you will not be able to recieve credit for these states. We apologize for the inconvenience that this may cause**
Course Objectives: 
  • Understand the alarming trends related to growing rates of obesity and diabetes - diabesity - among American workers, the heightened risk involved at the convergence of these conditions and their significant impact on workers' compensation
  • Identify best practices for managing claims that involve injured workers with these conditions, from the point of injury to return-to-work
  • Develop a proactive and systemic strategy, rather than reactive processes, to manage claims where diabesity is a factor
Date: Wed, Feb 20, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): One Call University
 Presenter Information
Michelle Despres, PT, CEAS II Vice President, National Product Leader for Physical Therapy
Speaker Photo

Michelle is a leader within the world of physical therapy discussing everything from virtual physical therapy to physical therapy as an opioid alternative. She encourages injured workers to be independent and take an active role in their recovery with the help of innovations in physical therapy. Michelle mentors clinicians to improve delivery of treatments and services and return-to-work results. She performs onsite and online continuing education, has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the country, and is featured in the industries most prominent publications.