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Certified Impairment Rater (CIR)® Examination (AMA GUIDES SIXTH EDITION)

Only R 6 000.00 (incl VAT)


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Introduction

It is imperative to demonstrate your ability to accurately assess impairment using the AMA Guides for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.

The CIR® certification recognises a specific skill set: the ability to use appropriately the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition. The credential distinguishes you from those who lack this expertise.

The certification will improve the quality and reliability of ratings, thereby reducing conflict and facilitating fair resolution of claims.


Who Should Enroll

  • Physicians performing impairment ratings, whether as independent medical evaluators, Qualified Medical Examiners, Agreed Medical Examiners, or treating physicians.
  • Attorneys involved in workers’ compensation and/or personal injury cases.
  • Claims professionals, other health care professionals, and judges in systems that make use of the AMA Guides.

Admission Requirements

Participants are required to had previously completed a short course on AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Sixth Edition and proof of attendance may be requested.


Assessment

On-line, open book. Multiple sessions, permitted.

The CIR® online assessment reflects the real world. It is an open-book exam that requires you to use the AMA Guides. You will refer to the Guides to obtain information and solve cases. Therefore, it is also a very effective learning tool — you will increase your ability to apply the Guides. Traditional onsite examinations do not provide this learning experience.

This online course has a free mini assessment that you can take prior to accessing the course

Free mini assessment


Partner Organisation

The CIR® certification was developed in 2006 by Brigham and Associates, Inc. (www.amaguides.com) under the guidance of Christopher R. Brigham [MD, MMS CIME, FIAIME, CIR, Editor of the AMA Guides Newsletter, Senior Contributing Editor of the AMA Guides (Sixth Edition), and Editor of the Guides Casebook and Guides Newsletter].


Certification

Successful delegates will obtain a CIR® certification and will be entered into the “SA Independent Certified Examiner” list that is kept at FPD.


Time

Although most examinees take 3 to 5 hours, you may complete the examination in multiple sessions and there is no time limit.


Course Fee

R 6 000.00 (Inclusive of all VAT and Taxes)


Are You Ready

Assess your knowledge and skills now with a 10-item mini-assessment, at no cost. If you do well, proceed with the CIR® examination, with confidence. If not so well, we can assist you with online training and resources. Take action, take the mini-assessment now:


Contact

For more information contact:

Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness School

Tel: 012 816 9000
Email:  ohsw@foundation.co.za
Address: P.O. Box 75324,
Lynnwood Ridge, 0040
Website: www.foundation.co.za


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