Adjuster Continuing Education

Southern Rehab Network offers a variety of continuing education for adjusters that are licensed in the state of North Carolina. Southern’s Own Unique Presentations are a list of educational courses that provide 2 or 3 hours of continuing education credit. All of these classes have been pre-approved by the NC Department of Insurance. There is no fee associated with this service. To schedule a class today, contact any member of our marketing team or Susan Wooters, Scheduling Coordinator, at the Raleigh office.

Vegetable Soup - #C68917

Three complex medical conditions that require extensive diagnostic studies and treatment, as well as causes with potential significant work and life changes and restrictions that warrant vocational assessment and intervention.

  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Compartment syndrome


Fruit Salad - #200588

Gastrointestinal – The anatomy, physiology, disease conditions, diagnostic studies and treatments for the G.I. system.

Emphasis on G.I. system conditions and co-morbidities, stress workplace accommodations and industrial commissions rulings related to compensable gastrointestinal issues.

This course includes:

  • Gastritis
  • GERDs
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Obesity
  • Gastric bypass


Meat & Potatoes - #C75871

Multiple medical conditions with treatment explanations and outcomes combined with return-to-work interventions and recommendations:

  • The aging work
  • Back injury
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Arthritis
  • Medications
  • Foot and ankle / hand and wrist injury
  • Open and closed head injury
  • Inhalation injury
  • Knee injury
  • Skin injury
  • Upper extremities injury and treatment


Cheese & Crackers - #C96007

Anatomy, physiology & pathology of five key medical conditions:

  • Amputations
  • Adhesive capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Alcoholism

Life changes such as dealing with chronic pain and PTSD and physical restrictions for these five conditions, including work related implications.


Arm - #C69795

Anatomy & physiology of the arm to include the shoulder, elbow and wrist:

  • Injury and development conditions
  • Fractures /tissues / tendons / nerve injury
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatment outcomes


Ankle & Foot - #C01817

Anatomy & physiology of the ankle and foot including the most common injuries, conditions and treatments including:

  • Strains/sprains
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Total joint replacement.


Catastrophic Spine - #C69800

Anatomy of the spine:

  • Pictures of injury conditions
  • Treatment
  • Research today
  • Managing the SCAR
  • Durable medical equipment


Ear - #C205338

Anatomy/Physiology of the ears including traumatic, acquired and congenital hearing disease and conditions.

  • Hearing diagnostic studies
  • Ear / hearing treatment providers
  • Life and work implications of the hearing impaired


Eye - #C55041

Anatomy and physiology of the eye:

  • Medical and traumatic injury conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Outcomes


New Knee - #C205670

Anatomy & physiology of the knee:

  • Pathology
  • Traumatic conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Medical outcome expectations
  • Return-to-work implications
  • New experimental treatment and prosthesis


Leg - #C69798

Anatomy & physiology of the leg to include the hip, knee and ankle:

  • Pathology
  • Traumatic conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments both surgical and non-surgical
  • Outcomes both medical and work related


Neck - #C69752

Anatomy & physiology of the neck:

  • Medical conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Outcomes both medical and vocational


Neurological - #C69751

Anatomy & physiology of the nervous system:

  • Injury and disease conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatments

Carpel Tunnel Syndrome — anatomy & physiology of the hand:

  • Injury to tendons
  • Injury to ligaments
  • Causes for the syndrome
  • Surgical & non-surgical treatments


Spine - #C69748

Anatomy & physiology of the lumbar spine:

  • Medical/trauma conditions
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Surgical and non-surgical outcomes
  • Return-to-work expectations

Shoulder - #C203306

Anatomy and physiology of the shoulder. New and pre-existing shoulder conditions; differentiating the shoulder from the neck; diagnostic studies, therapeutic treatments, non-surgical, surgical interventions work restrictions and outcomes.


Leftovers I - #C69977

Radiographic studies:

  • Angiogram
  • Arteriogram
  • Bone scan
  • Brain scan
  • Brochgram
  • Cat scan
  • Cystogram
  • Discogram
  • Fluoroscopy
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Myelogram

Electrical studies:

  • EMG
    • Auditory
    • Brain
    • Somotosensory
  • Echocardiogram
    • Evoked
    • Potential
  • Nerve conditions studies
  • Electroencephalogram


Leftovers II - #C69980

Vascular diagnostic studies including arteriogram and doppler venogram:

  • Psychological diagnostic studies
  • Treatment
  • Becks inventory
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Bio feedback
  • Diagnostic studies
  • IQ
  • Interest inventory


Special Procedures and Treatments - #C69979

Ten complex medical treatments/procedures:

  • Bio feedback
  • Cell saver
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Electric shock therapy
  • Epidural injections
  • Medication infusion pumps
  • Continuous passive motion machine
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Ionophoresis
  • Phonophoresis


Alphabet - #C72935

Medical prefixes, suffixes, definitions and related medical examples of diseases and conditions from A to Z


Seasoning - #C03044

Anatomy/physiology/pathology of the body from the brain to the toes. Each body part is pictured with explanation of how the part works normally. Case examples of injury/disease/treatment of specific pathology.


ETHICS SOUP - 201984

During this presentation we will discuss the foundations of personal and business ethics, codes and ethical dilemmas specific to insurance adjusters, reasons for resulting unethical behavior and examples of ethical decision making.


Burns - #C01818

Types of burns:

  • Electrical
  • Inhalation
  • Chemical

This course covers:

  • Short-term and long-term treatment goals
  • Therapies, both physical and psychological
  • Outcome expectations
  • Return-to-work issues


Drugs - #C72138

FDA approved medications listed by special treatment categories and disease treatment implications including:

  • Herbal and over the counter drugs
  • Chemical dependency/addiction


Fractures - #C69799

Anatomy & physiology of fractures of the body including:

  • Diagnostic studies
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment
  • Outcome expectations
  • Vocational implications


Fusions - #C72136

Common & uncommon surgical fusions including:

  • Case studies
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Medical outcomes
  • Return-to-work implications


Infections - #201930

Infections “impact” us all both medically and financially. This course answers:

  • Are infection more prevalent today?
  • How have they become resistant to treatment?
  • Are there new “pathogens” today or have they always been present?


Injections - #200787

The presentation includes anatomy / physiology / diagnostic and treatment of every type of injection for medical treatment:

  • Intradermal
  • Subcutaneous
  • Intravenous
  • Intraosseous
  • Intrapertioneal
  • Epidural
  • Implication of infusion medical pumps


Pain - #C69796

Definition of pain including:

  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatment avenues
    • Invasive and non-invasive
    • Surgical and non-surgical
  • Medical outcome expectations
  • Return-to-work implications


Scar Tissue - #C203997

Anatomy and physiology of scar tissue formation. After injury/trauma, all tissue heals by producing scar tissue. This class provides insight and answers for scar tissue from trauma, internal and external, diseases, burns, fractures, lacerations, surgeries, amputations and disfigurements.


Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - #C95753

The class explores and discusses disorders that may develop after a significant stressful event Including:

  • Diagnosis
  • Causes
  • Treatment
  • Recommendations


Proven Progressive Procedures - #C74299

Twenty FDA approved medical treatments that have been developed from ancient Asia to present time.

  • Acupuncture
  • Electrical bone stimulation
  • Botox
  • Epiduroscopy
  • Prescription drug contracts
  • Joint artificial lubrication
  • Diet
  • Injections
  • Drug infusion pump
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Discography
  • Prolotherapy
  • Pneumatic decompression vest
  • Radio-frequency nerve ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Tenogram
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Wanddell signs
  • Wound vacuum
  • Vertebraplasty

Some treatments have been revived and improved and some are seldom used.


Psychological - #C06525

Psychiatric conditions related to disease and/or injury including:

  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments avenues
  • Case studies


Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy - #C69749

Anatomy & physiology of RSD including:

  • Clinical symptoms
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Treatments
  • Outcomes


Rehabilitation - #C70682

Post catastrophic injury:

  • Treatment and care
  • Potential outcomes
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Home modifications
  • Case studies


Therapy - #C73807

This course includes:

  • History, education and licensure of therapist
  • Treatment facilities and indications for therapy
  • Specialty therapies
  • Outcome expectations


Traumatic Brain Injury - #C01819

This course includes:

  • Survival and functional outcomes as it relates to the extent of brain damage, alone or in relation to other injuries
  • Immediate and appropriate treatment, as well as prevention/control of secondary injuries to the brain
  • Understanding the extent of injury and treatment requirements as part of the treatment team
  • Recovery of the brain injured individual


Implants #1 - #200347

Implants are man made devices that are implanted into the body to replace or add strength and anatomical stability. This course includes:

  • Plates & screws
  • Ankle prosthesis
  • Bladder stimulation
  • Breast implants
  • Cranial implants
  • Cardiac implants

Each implant has a case study example related to compensable injury & diagnosis.


Spinal Conditions and Implants - #C203997

Anatomy and physiology of the spine and diagnostic studies. Identification of spinal conditions caused by trauma, degeneration or spinal disease that optimal treatment will require a man-made implant to provide stability and function of the spine.

This course will also cover treatment time frames, impairments / permanent restrictions, as well as work, life and outcome projections.


9 Bean Soup - #C04013

Vocational impact in nine steps. This presentation includes discussion of return-to-work services in workers compensation, as well as reasonable expectations from those services. It includes discussion of what can be accomplished in a limited number of contacts and ways to be sure services meet needs and expectations.


Vocational/Return-to-Work - #C70221

A comprehensive program regarding how, when, why you may need vocational case management and what you should expect from this process. This class is provided by a certified rehabilitation counselor/educator.