Workers' Compensation Symposium

Our annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium offers the latest on trends and changes in the workers’ compensation industry from national and regional subject matter experts specifically targeted to healthcare.

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Challenges to workers’ compensation and employee safety continue to intensify. Strengthening your understanding of current risks and changes in the workers’ compensation industry has never been more critical.

That’s why the LHA Trust Funds offers its annual Workers’ Compensation Symposium at no cost to members of the LHA Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund.

Experts and peer leaders discuss hot topics in healthcare employee health and safety as they share tools, ideas and information that will help you develop stronger workers’ compensation and prevention of injury plans.

This year’s symposium features best practices in violence and aggression staff training and situational awareness, employee wellness during disaster situations, and how to deal with claims that you do not feel should be compensable.

Registration is required for attendance.

Continuing Education

Participants will receive 5.5 nursing contact hours by the Louisiana Hospital Association for complete attendance of the program. The Louisiana Hospital Association is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing – CE Provider #39.

CHSP/CPSO: 5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of CHSP designation of Certified Healthcare Safety Professional & CPSO designation of Certified Patient Safety Officer.

CPHRM: 5.5 contact hours of continuing education credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.


Please contact LHA Trust Funds if you have a disability that may require special accommodations for this educational opportunity. LHA Trust Funds is committed to ensuring full accessibility for all registrants

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Event Speakers

Mary Ellen Pratt, FACHE

CEO, St. James Parish Hospital

Mary Ellen Pratt is the CEO of St. James Parish Hospital, a Critical Access Hospital located in Lutcher, Louisiana. As a grad...

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Christi Kingsley, CHHR

Chief Human Resources Officer, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital

Christi Kingsley, CHHR, is the chief human resources officer for West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) in Sulphur, LA. She d...

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Dionne Smith, LPC-S, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor & National Certified Counselor, National Association of Mental Illness

Dionne Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor, and National Certified Counselor who has a sincere passion for being an ag...

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John Rabalais

Managing Partner, Rabalais Unland, LLP

John Rabalais is the managing partner of Rabalais Unland, LLP, where for over twenty years he has represented businesses and ...

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Daniel Marze

Nationally Certified Emergency Management Specialist, MOAB Instructor, Paramedic – NREMT

Daniel Marze is an experienced emergency services professional with more than 25 years on the job. Daniel is taking his years...

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Mike O'Malley

President, MOAB Training International, Inc

Mike O’Malley is the owner/president of MOAB Training International, Inc., the most innovative, comprehensive and effective t...

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