Training Program:

Hand & Upper Extremity

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

Successful completion of the module will lead to the award of Hand and Upper Extremity accreditation.

Stream 2 – If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, then you are encouraged to enrol in Hand and Upper Extremity Stream 2.

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 in Chapter 3 of the Guides to evaluate permanent impairments of the upper extremity.

The module covers:

  • The various specific methods that can be used in the evaluation of impairment including abnormal motion, amputation, sensory or motor nerve dysfunction and ankylosis.
  • The approach to be taken to choose the appropriate method for a particular case and how to derive an overall score when there are multiple impairments of an upper extremity.
  • Discussion of the commonly seen disorders of the upper extremity in a compensation framework.
  • Apportionment of Impairment: The approach required to disentangle what impairment may or may not be related to a compensable event.
Upcoming Training Dates:
July 10, 2024 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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