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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

AMA Guides - Part 2 of 3: Intermediate

Webinar

Overview:
This 2-hour webinar instructed by Phil Walker, J.D. and Christopher Brigham, M.D. will focus on the intermediate ratings under the AMA Guides.

Discussion:
- Review of Prior Ratings
The O's
Read it off a chart
Range of Motion: Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist
DRE: Lumbar Spine
- Use of ADL's to place in range
Sleep
Sex
Gastrointestinal
- Intermediate Ratings
Nerve Rating
Carpal Tunnel
* Positive electrodiagnostic test
* Grip Strength
* How rating is done: sensory and motor deficit
Spine Range of Motion
When to use
3 Parts
* Disorder
* Motion
* Nerve
* Combine
DRE and ROM
- Almaraz Guzman III Ratings
Background
Requirements:
Strict Rating Must Be Done Correctly
Dr. must say strict rating does not adequately or accurately describe the impairment
Choose alternate rating from Strict Rating
Follow all instructions regarding Alternate Rating
Examples
Use of Hernia Chart
Use of Spinal Conversion Chart
- How to get a report corrected under the guides
Accuracy Rate
AME vs. QME
Write Dr. or Depose/Cross-Examine
Use Trial Brief


To register, please visit the website or call the number below!

Time: 12:00 pm2:00 pm

Website: https://ww3.workcompcentral.com/education/course/course_pk/1076

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