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2017-06-02
IME Bootcamp

2017-06-02
Chronic Pain in the Medical-Legal Arena in Vancouver

UPCOMING EVENTS

IME BOOTCAMP

Friday, June 2, 2017 [7:30AM-5:00 PM

Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel
90 Bloor Street East, Toronto, ON  M4W 1A7

COST: includes your material, breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks. (13% HST tax is applicable)
Clinicians: Physicians|Psychologists|Neuropsychologists|Lawyers|Insurance Professional................................................$795
Allied Health Professionals: Occupational Therapists| Physiotherapists| Speech and Language Pathologists and Chiropractors......................................................................................................................................................
$495

OVERVIEW: This interactive workshop is aimed to introduce health care professionals to the practice of independent medical evaluations, however has also proven extremely valuable for clinicians of all levels of experience who wish to enhance their confidence and skill set in this area of practice. The workshop follows each of the stages necessary to conduct IME’s from receiving a referral to the completion of the report and billing. Participants will be provided with checklists and report outline samples along with opportunities to interact with the faculty.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • To learn the critical steps within in the IME administrative process
  • To conduct an IME using evidence-based best practices
  • To identify and apply relevant legal tests when formulating medicolegal opinions
  • To be aware of the importance of causal analysis in regards to liability
  • To prepare a quality medicolegal report that will stand the course of legal proceedings

Chronic Pain in the Medical-Legal Arena
Friday, June 2, 2017
[7:30AM-12:00 NOON]
Segal Building - Simon Fraser Universi
ty

500 Granville Street, Vancouver

COST: Includes material, breakfast and coffee break (5% GST is applicable)
CSME Members $150 | Non-Member $225 | Student $35 

OVERVIEW: This morning program will present both a clinical update to the important area of chronic pain as well as present expert approaches to assessments and testimony for cases involving chronic pain scenarios.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • To understand the current science of chronic pain and its clinical and legal application.
  • To recognize the challenges and pitfalls of medico-legal assessment of persons with subjective
    symptoms of pain.
  • To understand issues pertinent to the litigation process involving chronic pain.

CSME reserves the right to cancel or change speakers, program content and/or date without prior notice, and assumes no liability for these changes.

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