Important Information

In this section you will find some important information about this program:

Note: Only AHPRA registered medical practitioners can assess impairments for TAC, WorkCover and for the purposes of Part VBA of the Wrongs Act 1958 (personal injury).

If you are not an AHPRA registered medical practitioner, you are still welcome to attend the course for professional development purposes but note that you will not receive a certificate of completion and you will not be accredited assess impairments for TAC, WorkCover and for the purposes of Part VBA of the Wrongs Act 1958 (personal injury).

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Accreditation Eligibility

To be accredited to perform impairment assessments for the TAC, WorkCover and for the purposes of Part VBA of the Wrongs Act 1958 (personal injury), the following criteria must be met:

  • You must be an AHPRA registered medical practitioner (Note: medical practitioners for the purposes of the Acts relate to persons registered under the National Law in the medical profession)

AND

  • You must have successfully completed the Core (Stream 1) module

AND

  • You must have successfully completed at least one Elective (Stream 1) module

Medical practitioners will receive accreditation based on the elective modules they successfully complete. The description of Stream 1 modules contains some information about accreditation. For further details about accreditation click here or visit our newsletter section.

Note: Other medical professionals like dentists, psychologists, nurses, optometrists, etc. are not considered medical practitioners for the purpose of the Acts and therefore cannot receive accreditation to perform assessments of impairment for TAC, WorkCover and for the purposes of Part VBA of the Wrongs Act 1958 (personal injury).

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