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2017-11-30
CSME IME Bootcamp - November 30 in Ottawa

CSME IME Bootcamp - November 30 in Ottawa
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Physicians, Life Care Planners, Orthopedics, Psychiatrists, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Case Managers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Chiropractors, Rehabilitation Professionals—other medical legal professionals will benefit from attending.

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When: 8:00 AM
Where: Ottawa Marriott
100 Kent Street
Ottawa, Ontario  K1P 5R7
Canada
Contact: Cristina
416 487 4040 or 888 672 9999


Online registration is available until: 2017-11-27
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CSME IME BOOTCAMP

REGISTRATION FEE: Includes all handouts, breakfast, lunch & two breaks.

  • Physicians| Psychologists| Neuropsychologists|  Lawyers| Insurance Professionals and other industry personnel $795.00+ $103.35 (13% HST)
  • Allied Health Professionals: Occupational Therapists | Physiotherapists | Speech-Language Pathologists & Chiropractors  $495.00 + $64.35 
    (13% HST)

Program Faculty

David Bertschi, Partner,
Bertschi Orth Solicitors and Barristers LLP

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 Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
Clinical Rheumatologist
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Dr. Michel Lacerte, MDCM, MSC, FRCPC, CCRC
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 Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych.,Psychologist
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Dr. Avi Orner, MD,
MBA, CCFP, CIME
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OVERVIEW: This interactive workshop is aimed to introduce health care professionals to the practice of independent medical evaluation. This workshop follows each of the stages necessary to conduct IME’s from receiving a referral to the completion of the report and billing. This workshop will be particularly helpful for those thinking about entering the field and those with some experience who would like to enhance their skills and confidence. Participants will be provided with checklists and report outline samples along with much opportunity to interact with the faculty.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE


7:30-8:00AM     

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

 8:00-8:10AM    

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

 8:10-10:15AM


   

Basic concepts of IME work

Introduction to the basic concepts of an IME and the IME process including  referral, mandate, contract, informed consent, legal and regulatory framework, and the IME administrative aspects

 10:15-10:30AM    

MORNING NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK

 10:30-12:00PM     The IME encounter (interview)
The actual IME including document review, health claim statement, specialized enquiry and interview, including the functional and psychosocial enquiry
 12:00-1:00PM    

LUNCH / NETWORKING

  1:00-3:00PM     The IME encounter (examination), and report
The IME examination including observation, physical and current mental status examination Data analysis, opinion formulation, causal analysis and report writing, format, style, bias, tone
  3:00-3:15PM      AFTERNOON NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK
  3:15-5:00PM     The industry, court appearance, and pitfalls
Industry and evidence based best practice A court appearance is requested
Pitfalls and “what I learned from experience”
          5:00PM    

CONCLUSION / SUBMISSION OF EVALUATION FORMS

OPTION:  Independent Medical Examinations for Insurance and Legal Reports, 2nd Edition by  Michel Lacerte & Pierre G. Forcier
Purchase your own copy for special rate of
$150.00 (retail price $180)   shipping fees will be applicable.

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