Core Update (Stream 2)

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 2 module and it is designed for doctors that have already successfully completed the Stream 1 version of the module and hold that accreditation.

Successful completion of the Stream 2 module will lead to awarding of one update to accreditation:

  1. Core Update

If you have not already successfully completed the Stream 1 module and you want to gain that accreditation, please go back to the homepage and enrol in Core (Stream 1).

Module Information

This module covers:

  • The overarching principles from Chapters 1, 2 and the Glossary of the Guides that apply to all assessments performed using the Guides.
  • The ways in which assessments using the Guides is used for the three Victorian Compensation Jurisdictions:
    • Worksafe Victoria
    • Transport Accident Commission
    • The Wrongs Act
  • The ways in which the Guides are modified by legislation. This includes removal of some parts of the Guides, and replacement of some parts with alternative prescribed methodologies.
  • The ways in which binding Court Decisions have clarified how parts of the Guides are to be interpreted.
  • The way in which some common medical terms are given different meanings in the Guides.
  • The way in which impairment scores for different body parts are to be assembled to derive an overall score of impairment of a whole person
  • Apportionment of Impairment: The approach required to disentangle what impairment may or may not be related to a compensable event.

Course Material:

You will need to review the pre-reading of the course material before you attend the module session. To access the soft copy of course material please log on . The course material of the Core Stream 2  will be provided on the training day. Please remember to bring a copy of the AMA4 Guides with you.

  • Facilitator: AP Richard Stark & Dr John Malios
  • Date: 16/11/2021
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fee: $ 539
  • AMA Vic Fee: $ 512
  • Address:
    293 Royal Pde, Parkville VIC (subject to restrictions)
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