Understanding and utilizing the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment is essential for anyone doing personal injury work. This class will focus on the 6th Edition, the most current that is generally accepted by automobile insurance companies.
In this 15 hour continuing education course, you will learn:
The difference between impairment and disability,
How to determine MMI, Maximum Medical Improvement and MCI, Maximum Chiropractic Improvement
How to determine an impairment rating for spinal and extremity injuries
How to determine an impairment rating for concussion related symptoms
Course Purpose and Objective
Purpose: To simplify protocols for the assessment of permanent whole body impairment rating.
Objective: Cover the use of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Sixth Edition
Understanding the importance on impairment rating.
Learn the importance of history and examination in determining impairment.
Know which diagnoses are used in spinal impairment rating.
Learn which clinical testing can increase the impairment rating
Understand why range of motion can be used for extremities but not spinal impairment rating.
Learn how multiple injured areas are considered in a whole person permanent impairment rating.