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ACCREDITATION AND CERTFICATION IN CATASTROPHIC IMPAIRMENT EVALUATION COURSE SCHEDULE
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DAY ONE:   CLINICAL SKILLS TRAINING

7:00AM   REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST 

7:45AM

  C-CAT Program Overview and Introduction to Ontario SABS CAT Legislation
8:45AM


  Adult TBI's: GOSE Methology, Radiological Considerations, and Qualification Pathways
o Overview of TBI’s, SABS criteria and GOSE methodology
o TBI Neuroradiological overview and application to the SABS

10:00AM   

NETWORKING BREAK

10:15AM
 

Criteria 5: Pediatric TBI’s: KOSCHI Methodology, Radiological Considerations and Qualification Pathways

10:45AM
  WPI Analysis – Mental Health (AMA6) Methodology Overview
11:15AM   Mental/Behavioural Qualification: Use of AMA4 Chapter 14 and Applicable Case Law
12:00PM   LUNCH & NETWORKING
12:45PM
  WPI Analysis – AMA4 Principles and Methodology Review
2:00PM   NETWORKING BREAK
2:15PM   Spinal Cord Injuries: ASIA Methodology and SCIM Scores
3:00PM
  Limb Amputation & Vision Impairment
3:30PM
  NETWORKING BREAK
 3:45PM   Interdisciplinary Case Law Study Presentation: “Top 10 over 10 years”
 4:45PM   CONCLUSION/WRAP UP
 DAY TWO: MENTAL BEHAVIOURAL TRACK
7:00AM    REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
7:30AM


  Four Domains Revisited: In-depth Training and Review of the Assessment of the four domains outlined in AMA4 Chapter 14 (Criterion 8), implications of the revised definition, systematic approaches to assessment, integration of situational assessment data, case law review and detailed case examples
8:45AM

  GOS-E: Comprehensive Training on the use of GOS-E Required for the Assessment of Criterion 4, Assessment and Scoring/Rating Strategies and Case examples:
10:00AM   NETWORKING BREAK
10:15AM
  KOSCHI: Comprehensive Training on the use of the KOSCHI required for the Assessment of Criterion 5, Assessment and Rating Strategies and Case examples
11:45AM    LUNCH & NETWORKING
12:30PM   History of Mental/Behavioural and CAT Definition, Seminal Case Law, Government Decisions: How We Got Here.
1:15PM

  Moving to AMA6: In Depth Training in Assessment Methodologies Outlined in AMA6 Required for Criterion 7: BPRS, PIRS, GAF, Strategies for Assessment, Detailed Case Examples and Expected Controversies Going Forward
2:30PM   NETWORKING BREAK
2:45PM



 

  Truth Through Discourse: Using Real-world Multidisciplinary Clinical Cases, Experienced Guides will work in Two Parallel Small Group Sessions to Integrate Available Information and to Assign Ratings, including calculation of the PIRS and BPRS for Criterion 7 and ratings in the four domains for Criterion 8:  This session will include case discussion where the groups will reconvene to discuss and debate the findings and determinations:
        4:15PM 
  CONCLUSION/WRAP UP
  PHYSICAL TRACK
8:45AM   REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
9:45AM   Key Concepts and Methodology of the AMA Guides 4th Ed. Chapters 1& 2
10:15AM
  Upper Extremity Impairment Rating methodology and case presentation
11:45AM
  NETWORKING BREAK
12:00PM
  Lower Extremities Impairment Rating with Case Presentations
 1:15PM
  LUNCH & NETWORKING
1:45PM
  Spine Impairment Rating with Case Presentations
     2:45PM
  Central Nervous System Impairment Rating with Case Presentations
3:45PM
  NETWORKING BREAK
4:00PM   Beyond Musculoskeletal Systems - AMA 4, Chapters 5-12
5:00PM   Advance Case Studies and Expert Ratings Training
6:00PM
 

CONCLUSION/WRAP UP

It is strongly recommended that all participants in the Advanced Skills course (Mental Behavioural Track & Physical Track) bring a copy of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 4th Edition and 6th Edition (as applicable) for reference during the session.



The C-CAT Program Committee has the right to cancel or change speakers, program content and date without prior notice, and assumes no liability for these changes.

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