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                 June 23, 2015                     
       Current Diversion Trends/Lawful Prescribing 
                                       Presented by Shane Tiernan 


Understand the problems surrounding misuse, abuse and diversion of controlled medications. This course will provide a national overview of the abuse of prescription drugs, and understanding of the Controlled Substance Act as it applies to prescription controlled substances and description of prescription drug crimes and their victims. 

 Shane Tiernan is a an Associate Director of Law Enforcement  Liaison and Education for Purdue Pharma and has regularly  provided education to medical practitioners, law enforcement  officers and industry professionals regarding pharmaceutical drug  diversion, lawful prescribing and insurance fraud. 


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         Review the Workers’ Compensation                                                                                  Division rule changes that will be                                                                                                 effective April 1, 2014

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  OARP supports  education, professional development and networking opportunities for rehabilitation professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest. Our members  practice in the fields of interdisciplinary disability management, return-to-work services for individuals with disabilities and vocational rehabilitation counseling. The following are some of the systems in which we assist our clients:

  • Workers'  Compensation
  • Social Security
  • Long and Short Term Disability
  • Forensics
  • Veterans' Services
  • Training
  • Work Site Accomodations
  • Return-To-Work Services
  • Life Care Planning
  • Public Sector Vocational Rehabilitation



The Injured Worker Fund was created in 1995 to provide assistance to injured workers with a variety of return-to-work/vocational needs that insurance generally does not cover. The Fund has provided assistance to over 100 different injured workers. Their needs include: assistance with relocation, automobile repairs, food, mileage for job searches, utility bills, rent, used computers and other necessities. These are just a few examples of how the rehabilitation community is working to help injured workers in Oregon.

Have an injured worker who needs assistance? Please click on the link below to fill out a fund request form.

Fund Request Form

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