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Statistics show that more than 7.5% of the South African population is living with a permanent disability.
Many of the people living with these disabilities have been under-compensated by the relevant schemes and funds since the medical professionals dealing with their assessments do not have the training on how to complete these assessments and claims. This could result in significant financial and reputational costs to the patient and medical professionals.
Medical Doctors, Medical and Hospital Case Managers, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Disability Evaluators and Nurses involved in the assessment of medical impairment for the Road Accident Fund, Worker’s Compensation, Rand Mutual Assurance and Insurance Companies paying disabilities based on permanent medical impairment.
Online e-learning with presentations, lectures, case studies, reflective exercises, and questionnaires. (Minimum 3 days, access close after four weeks (28 days)).
In addition, those enrolled have access for one year to online rating guidance, functional inventories used in the Guides, and bimonthly question and answer sessions with Dr. Brigham.
The following topics are covered under this programme:
It is advised that the AMA guides 6thS/up> edition should be available for reading during the course.
Participants are assessed on the course content through means of an open book multiple-choice questionnaire (MCQ). This MCQ must be completed within 120 minutes and will be marked online immediately. Two attempts will be granted.
Accredited according to the HPCSA’s Medical and Dental Board Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals for 30 CEU’s on Level 2
The short course 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].
To qualify for the certificate of completion, participants should work through all modules and successfully complete the assessment process.
R 6,000 (incl. VAT)
For information on the Independent Certified Examiner EXAM and the purchasing of the AMA 6th edition Guidelines contact us
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