Spinal Impairment Guides Modification Document (Stream 1)

Accreditation Information

This is a Stream 1 module and is designed for doctors that have never successfully completed the module and do not hold this accreditation.

This module is designed for those who have previously completed Spine (Stream 1) but want to undertake training and become accredited Spinal Impairment for the TAC.

Successful completion of the module will actually lead to awarding of one accreditation.

  1. Spinal Impairment Guides Modification Document

If you have already successfully completed this module and you want to undertake continuing education, please contact the training provider to discuss possible re-attendance at Stream 1 training, or to lodge an expression of interest in Stream 2 training when it becomes available.

Module Information

This module is for those who have previously completed the spine and wish to update their accreditation to include the new Spinal Impairment Guide Modification Document (SIMGD).

While the module is about the SIGMD, attendees will get the benefit of many of the updated training materials and training aids that were developed as part of a re-write of all Spine training materials in 2017.

The module covers criteria for assessing the spine using both the methodology from Chapter 3 as modified by the Spinal Impairment Guides Modification Document.

The module covers:

  • The key concepts that apply to assessment of Spinal Impairment.
  • The way in which some terms are given specific meaning within the Guides is different to that from clinical practice.
  • A logical path for consideration of Spinal Impairment as modified by the Spinal Impairment Guides Modification Document.
  • Apportionment of Impairment: The approach required to disentangle what impairment may or may not be related to a compensable event.

Open
  • Facilitator: Mr Gary Speck
  • Facilitator: Mr Myron Rogers
  • Date: 17/09/2018
  • Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Fee: $675
  • AMA Vic Fee: $641
  • Address:
    293 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052
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