Training Program:

Cardiovascular System Module

This module is designed for doctors who have never successfully completed the Cardiovascular Stream 1 module and do not hold this accreditation. Accreditation requires you to attend the session and complete the assessment tasks successfully.

The successful completion of the module will lead to the award of Cardiovascular System accreditation.

Stream 2 – If you have already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you wish to undertake continuing education, then you are encouraged to enrol in the Cardiovascular System (Stream 2) Module.

Stream 2 modules do not have any assessment requirements, and they will help you improve your proficiency by updating your skills in applying the AMA4 Guides and/or other prescribed assessment methods.

Module information

This module covers the criteria from Chapter 6 of the Guides which are used to evaluate permanent impairment of the cardiovascular system, including the heart, aorta and peripheral vascular system.

The module includes

  • The approach to evaluating functions classification of cardiac disease in a compensation framework.
  • The differences between the usage of some terms in the context of the Guides and their usage in current clinical medicine.
  • The approach to disentangling multiple causes of functional classification when assessing impairment.
  • Reference to another part of the Guides to assess impairment associated with a permanent need for blood thinners.
  • Apportionment of Impairment: The approach required to disentangle what impairment may or may not be related to a compensable event.
Upcoming Training Dates:
November 13, 2024 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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