Professional Development - Local

On this page we list educational courses relevant to Risk Management, Loss Control, Insurance, and other courses of interest to those in our area. 
Note that inclusion on the list below may not constitute endorsement by RIMS. 

Contact the Webmaster if you would like to post an event.
 

Universal Engineering Sept. 23

Carr Allison Law Firm Webinar Sept. 29

Medicare Conditional Payment Claims: Avoiding and Overcoming Obstacles in Liability and Workers’ Compensation Claims
Thu, Sep 29, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

Understanding how and when Medicare Conditional Payment Claims arise is vital to correct claim handling and resolution.  When problems do occur, knowing how to address them quickly and effectively is key.  This webinar will include an overview of the law, including a discussion of interesting cases, as well as tips to avoid lawsuits and penalties.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit approved in the states of AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, MS, MO, NV, NM, NC, ND, RI, TX, VA, VT, WV, and WY. 
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit pending in the states of AR, CA, IN, KY, LA, NE, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, and WI.

National Comp - October 19-21

Carr Allison Law Firm Webinar Oct. 20

How to Avoid Pitfalls and Ensure Compliance with Federal Law Regarding Medicare Advantage Plan and Prescription Drug Plan Claims
Thu, Oct 20, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

The Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA) applies to Medicare Advantage Plans (MAPs) and Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) just as it applies to traditional Medicare. Ensuring that potential MAP and PDP claims are researched and addressed properly and timely in settlements involving Medicare beneficiaries can save a lot of money and future headaches. During this webinar, we will discuss the law, including case decisions, to help you better understand how to resolve MAP and PDP claims timely and successfully.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit approved in the states of AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, MS, MO, NV, NM, NC, ND, RI, TX, VA, VT, WV, and WY.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit pending in the states of AR, CA, IN, KY, LA, NE, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, and WI


 

Carr Allison Law Firm Webinar Nov. 10

Successful Handling of Medicare Secondary Payer Act Issues in Workers’ Compensation Cases: Lessons from Case Law
Thu, Nov 10, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Understanding recent, major court decisions and trends is crucial to heading off lawsuits and responding appropriately to the same once filed. During this webinar, attorney Melisa C. Zwilling will discuss some recent cases and employment trends concerning diversity, equity and inclusion topics and their impact on employers and insurers.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit approved in the states of AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, MS, MO, NV, NM, NC, ND, RI, TX, VA, VT, WV, and WY.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit pending in the states of AR, CA, IN, KY, LA, NE, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, and WI

Carr Allison Law Firm Webinar Dec. 15

Simplifying Compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act in Liability Cases
Thu, Dec 15, 2022 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Determining the steps to take in liability cases to ensure compliance with the Medicare Secondary Payer Act can be very confusing. Dealing with delays, miscommunications, fluctuating claim amounts and difficult plaintiffs or opposing counsel often results in frustration. This webinar will include a discussion of the law, including some very interesting cases, and will simplify your obligations with regard to Medicare Secondary Payer Act compliance in the liability context.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit approved in the states of AL, AZ, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IA, MS, MO, NV, NM, NC, ND, RI, TX, VA, VT, WV, and WY.
◊ Department of Insurance continuing education credit pending in the states of AR, CA, IN, KY, LA, NE, NH, NJ, OH, OK, PA, and WI

RIMS Live Workshops and Online Courses


RIMS Educational Opportunities
 Free or with discounts for Members 

Advance your risk knowledge by taking advantage of the wide variety of in-person and online professional learning opportunities that RIMS offers. These valuable educational offerings are designed to fit your evolving business needs.
 
RIMS CourseCasts allow you to attend world-class educational courses—delivered by our expert faculty—without ever leaving your desk. These highly interactive 90-minute online "mini-courses," will provide you with takeaways you can put into practice immediately.

 


Metro Florida Safety Council

 
On-site Safety Classes are available throughout Florida.  For your convenience MFSC can come to your location to conduct safety training.

SCHEDULE WORKPLACE SAFETY TRAINING

For more information on MFSC courses and to order any workplace safety training materials:
888.697.MFSC / 954.603.1900 or go to
www.metrofloridasafetycouncil.com.

Metro Florida Safety Council is a recognized National Safety Council training center and Florida Dept. of Transportation (FDOT) approved provider #140

Florida Gold Coast CPCU Insurance Education Program


   FLORIDA GOLD COAST CHAPTER
 
 

 

  INSURANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

OVERALL PROGRAM QUESTIONS: Call Customer Service at (800) 644-2101 or email CustomerSuccess@TheInstitutes.org.

ORDERING STUDY MATERIAL OR REGISTER FOR A CLASS OR EXAMINATION:
BY PHONE: Call the Insurance Institute of America’s Customer Service at (800) 644-2101.   
ONLINE: Click here to search by exam or search by program.

Broward College



Online class options are available under the insurance web site.  For more information: Broward College Continuing Education.

REGISTER BY PHONE: Claudia Alvarez, Insurance Coordinator, Broward College, (954) 201-7800

PARKING PASSES: Download and print a parking pass when you register online. To pickup a parking passes in person at the North Campus visit the Safety Office, Building 46, Room 101 or call at (954) 201-2229. Bring with you proof of class registration and vehicle registration card. Students attending Downtown Center Campus classes pay an hourly parking garage fee for each weekly class.

Miami Dade College



Miami Dade College, North Campus, School of Continuing Education and Professional Development received a Susan Harwood Grant from OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) to provide training and education programs for employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. 
 
We can setup a training session at your location at no cost. It is a 4 hour training which can be done in English, Spanish or Creole in Miami, Broward or Monroe counties. We require a minimum of 25+ attendees per session. After the training, participants receive a Miami-Dade College certificate of participation that can serve as training documentation for OSHA as part of your safety program. 

Topics:

• Introduction to OSHA-Worker’s Rights & Responsibilities
Recognizing Hazards
Fall Protection
Heat Illness
Ergonomics
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
HEFE – Safety Equipment for head, eyes, face & ears Focus Four (Falls, Caught-In or In-Between, Struck by and Electrocution)
Dangers of Confined Spaces

Florida State University (FSU) Masters in Risk Mgmt. and Insurance


Master of Science in Management
with a Major in Risk Management/Insurance
Today’s insurance professionals face difficult financial, ethical, legal and global concerns. Our program further develops a student’s ability to analyze these issues from different perspectives, fosters critical thinking, and enhances the discipline needed in today’s risk management and insurance market.

Consider FSU's Top 10-ranked program offering an innovative curriculum designed for the working professional.

For more information, contact Dr. Kathleen McCullough, master’s program coordinator for the Department of Risk Management / Insurance

The Ohio State University

 
 

THE RISK INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE EDUCATION SERIES: BALANCING RISK TO CREATE VALUE

The Risk Institute brings together leading academics and a collection of forward-thinking companies that understand that effective risk management strategies position them to create value in a competitive and dynamic marketplace. The Risk Institute Executive Education Series arms practitioners with fresh perspectives and approaches to:

• Identify, measure and managerisks critical to an organization’s success
• Apply leading academic research to business strategies for more competitive and sustainable advantages
• Communicate effective risk management strategies to create an integrated and enterprise-wide approach
• Create an organizational culture that manages risk proactively by allowing ideas, innovation and initiatives to flourish

For more information please contact:
Denita Strietelmeier, Program Manager
The Risk Institute
strietelmeier.1@osu.edu
(614) 688-8289

Other Educational Opportunities

National Alliance
Certified Risk Manager Courses (CRM)
Available in Florida and Nationwide

For information go to www.TheNationalAlliance.com

 Wickstrom Publishing Intensive One Day Review Sessions
Concentrated ARM 54, 55, 56 and ARM-P CLASSES
Can be taken at any time with compatible 2 hour study sessions
Register online at 
www.wirtc.com

 PRIMA (Public Risk and Insurance Management Association)
On-Line Tutorials ARM54, ARM 55, and ARM 56 For Members and Non-Members

Register online at
www.primacentral.org
 
 FAIA
(Florida Association of Insurance Agents)
AAI Insurance Classes in Ft. Lauderdale, Boca, Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Lake Mary
2009 full schedule now available,
Online CE classes provided
For information go to http://www.faia.com/