|Delivery mode||Online (Self-paced learning)|
|Date||Check here for course availability|
|Module fee||$934.86 (Inclusive of GST)|
|Duration||2.5 hours total (Self-Paced learning)|
|Facilitator||Dr Michael Steiner|
This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Visual System according to the modified approach to AMA4 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines).
Core Module. The core module is a pre-requisite for any module/body system training.
This training mode consists of:
Supplementary Material for online training: This document provides information about the modules. It will familiarise participant with the content to be covered as well as provide an insight into the role of the permanent impairment assessor, methods of assessment & definitions.
PowerPoint slides: The PowerPoint slides discuss the particulars of each module and the methodology to be used. They follow the pattern of an introduction, assessment steps and the methodology together with case studies to be used as examples. Emphasis should be placed on the points where the Guidelines modify AMA5. The cases within the slide presentation should be used as illustrations of the WPI assessment and used to supplement an explanation of the use of the tables
Case Studies: A number of case studies will be provided for the participant self-study.
Assessment Task: The competency-based assessment is to be completed in the attendee’s own time after enrolment into the training module. The assessment task is available in the Learning Management System. The participant will receive instructions about how to access the platform after booking into the specific module. The assessment task must be downloaded, completed and submitted for marking through the Learning Management System. The assessment must be submitted for marking by the due date established on the Learning Management System and the website. Assessments will be marked within 5 business days (Assessment due date). The assessment must be completed and deemed satisfactory in order to complete the module.
If you are interested in this module but none of the available training dates suits you, please express your interest by using the “contact us” form available HERE.
A copy of the American Medical Association Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 5th Edition (AMA5) will not be provided. You can buy a copy of the AMA5 Guides by clicking on the button below:
Please be reminded that the completion of this module, or any other module of the NSW workers compensation permanent impairment assessment training program, does not automatically guarantee the possibility to perform permanent impairment assessment. You will need to apply to SIRA to be listed as a trained assessor of permanent impairment after successful completion.
For information about how to apply to be listed on the SIRA Workers Compensation website, please click HERE