Medical Terminology & Disability Management for Non-Medical Professionals
Thursday May 11, 2017
Debbie Martin Workers’ Compensation
Dr. Ron Greenwood Medical Doctor
Interpreting and understanding medical and non-medical information is the key to managing your disability claims, including workers’ compensation, STD & LTD. Understanding this information can assist you with respect to initial reporting of an accident to the compensation board, ongoing claims management, return to work and cost reduction associated with lost time injuries.
This full day session will cover topics on:
What you need to know for effective claim filing and disability management;
Overview of medical terminology commonly used in WSIB Claims or in disability management;
Understanding the impact of medication (including narcotics + medical marijuana) with respect to return to work
Common medical terms and their meaning;
Interpreting medical findings ie. MRI, CAT Scan; and
Interpreting medical reports ie. Functional Abilities Evaluation.