Continuing Education Courses

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As a service to clients, Medical Equation provides the classes listed below at no charge. Classes are registered with the Texas Department of Insurance for adjuster continuing education credits.

Contact

Chris Eagle | 512-517-3528 | ceagle@medicalequation.com
Or
Matt Ward | 512-517-3469 | mward@medicalequation.com

Dr. Obermiller’s class was excellent – informative and delivered in a very personable way.

Pain 1: Basics for Adjusters

Course #82768

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Definition of pain, the subjectivity of pain with a practical look at pain and pain related symptoms in workers’ compensation along with different methods to alleviate pain including narcotics.


Pain 2: Basics for Adjusters

Course #82769

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Continuation of methods to alleviate pain including narcotics, injections and blocks. Also covers workers’ compensation injuries of the spine.


Orthopedic Injuries

Course #102715

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Review of anatomy, surgery and rehabilitation of shoulder and knee injuries including orthopedic terminology and procedures.


Ethical Hazards of Workers’ Compensation

Course #96692

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Ethics as it relates to the interaction between carriers, employers, employees and healthcare providers. Review of the difference between fraud and abuse, types of fraud and fraud warning signs. Includes case examples and national insurance crime statistics.


Importance of EMG in Impairment Rating

Course #17901

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Explains what, why, when, how and who does an EMG and how to use it in the impairment rating process.


Orthopedic Definitions: Common Terms and Phrases

Course #5091

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Review of bone and joint anatomy and common terms and phrases used by orthopedic specialists. Provides clinical vocabulary and assists adjusters in adjudicating files.


Cost Containment: Tools for the Adjuster

Course #5089

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Review of treatment guidelines, steps to take in the process including appeals, peer reviews, TCA guidelines, MMI, IR, preauthorization and wounded worker syndrome.


Understanding Impairment Ratings

Course #5093

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Review of the AMA Guides for evaluation of permanent impairment. Covers disability vs. impairment, reporting requirements for specific extremities, mental disorders and pain. Provides a comprehensive understanding of the impairment rating process.


Let’s Keep it Causal: Determining Compensable Injuries

Course #103499

  • General – applies to all license types
  • 1.5 credit hours

Covers causality assessment in medicine. Includes relationship between exposure and disease or injury, the impact of pre-existing diseases or injuries, steps in causality determination and common misdiagnoses.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 162370
Austin, TX 78716

 

  • 512-301-1712 (Local)
  • 800-235-9527 (Toll Free)
  • 512-301-1725 (Fax)