Events

Zoom: QME Training Seminar 8-13/14/15/16/17-2024

08-13-2024 8:00 am - 08-17-2024 5:20 pm
Zoom: Call ICAC for login information
8-13-2024 (8 of 44 Hours for Certification that is the requirement for DCs who want to be QMEs ) Register online or Call 916-362-8816.

Zoom Live Interactive Seminar

This 44-hour seminar covers the mandatory 12 hours required by the State Board (CBCE)

 

Tuesday 8/13 /24 - (8 hours) Basic Worker’s Compensation: James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Introduction: including History of Reforms, Laws, Rules and Regs

                                       Ethics and Law

9:00 AM – 10 00 AM      Work Comp. Terminology, Intro. to Rating Disability

                                       Principles and Practice

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM    Introduction to Spinal Examinations and Impairment

                                      History and Physical Examination

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM    Introduction: Apportionment under Labor Code §§4663 and 4664

                                       Principles and Practice

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM        Reporting Obligations of the Physician

                                       Ethics and Law

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM        Doctor’s First Report (DFR) and Progress Reports (PR-2)

                                       History and Physical Examination

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM        Permanent Stationary Reports (PR-3 & PR-4)

                                       History and Physical Exam

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM        Chiropractic WC Studies, Court Decisions & Filing Grievances 

                                       Ethics and Law

Certificate of Completion: “Fundamentals California Worker’s Compensation System” (8 hours)

 

Wednesday 8/14/24 - (9 hours) QME Certification (Zoom): James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Review QME Exam Kit, Review Syllabus & QME Study Guides

                                       Principles and Practice

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM      Glossary: Physician’s Guide to Medical Practice in Work Comp

                                       Ethics and Law

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM     Glossary (continued)

                                        Ethics and Law

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM     Glossary (continued)

                                        Ethics and Law

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM        Chapter 1: Physician’s Guide – Worker’s Comp. System (4th ed)

                                       Special Population Care

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM        Chapter 2: Worker’s Compensation Organization

                                        Special Population Care

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM        Chapter 3: Compensability

                                       History and Physical Examination

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM        Chapter 4: Participation in the Worker’s Compensation System

                                       Special Population Care

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM        Chapter 5: Benefits and Payments to Employees

                                       Special Population Care

 

Thursday 8/15/24 - (9 hours) QME Certification (Zoom): James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Chapter 6: The Role of the Duties of a Physician

                                       Ethics and Law

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM      Chapter 7: Reports And Timeliness in The System

                                       Ethics and Law

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM     Chapter 8: Evidence-Based Guidelines (MTUS)

                                       Principles and Practice

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM     Chapter 9: UR and IMR 

                                        Principles and Practice

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM         Chapter 10: Evaluating Permanent Disability

                                        History and Physical Exam

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM         Chapter 11: Duties in the System and Role of the QME

                                        Special Population Care

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM         Chapter 12: Writing the Medical Legal Report

                                        Principles and Practice

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM         Chapter 13: Pmts to QME's, OMFS, RBRVS, E-billing & IBR

                                        Ethical Billing and Coding

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM         Chapter 14: Monitoring Compliance with Rules and Enforcement

                                        Ethics and Law

 

Friday 8/16/24 - (9 hours) QME Certification (Zoom): James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Chapter 15: Physician Conduct & Ethics in Med Legal Eval.

                                       Ethics and Law

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM       Chapter 16: Information for Office Staff

                                       Principles and Practice

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM     AMA Evaluation of the Spine-Cervical

                                       History and Physical Exam

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM     AMA Evaluation of the Spine-Lumbar

                                        History and Physical Exam

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM         AMA Evaluations of the Upper Extremities (UE)

                                        History and Physical Exam

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM         AMA Ratings of the Lower Extremities (LE)

                                        History and Physical Examination

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM         Problematic AMA Ratings

                                        History and Physical Examination

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM         Almaraz-Guzman AMA Ratings

                                        History and Physical Examination

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM         Physician Compensation under 8 §§CCR 9793 – 9795

                                        Ethical Billing and Coding

 

Saturday 8/17/24 - (9 hours) QME Certification (Zoom): James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS)

                                       Principles and Practice

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM       Apportionment: AMA Guides v. Labor Code §§4663 & 4664

                                        Principles and Practice

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM     Report Writing: Overview; using AMA & 8 CCR §46

                                        Principles and Practice

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM     Report Writing (Continued)

                                        Principles and Practice

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM         Report Writing (Continued)

                                        Principles and Practice

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM         Report Writing (Continued)

                                        Principles and Practice

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM         Report Writing (Continued)

                                        Principles and Practice

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM         Report Writing (Continued)

                                        Principles and Practice

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM         Review Take-Home Exam

                                        Principles and Practice

Certificate of Completion: “Certification in California Workers’ Compensation” (44 hours)

 

TOTAL CBCE Hours (by Subject Category):

Ethics and Law                      10 hours      Category A

History and Physical Exam    11 hours      Category A

Ethical Billing and Coding      2 hours        Category A

Special Population Care         5 hours        Category A

Principles of Practice             16 hours       Category A

Continuing Ed Seminar LIVE QME or CBCE [2 days]

08-18-2024 1:00 pm - 08-19-2024 4:00 pm
[Specify your preferred dates and location] (13 of 25 Hours for Certification that is the requirement for DCs who want to be QMEs ) Call 916-362-8816 to register.

                                                                                           $1495 (includes CBCE credit)
                                                       $219 (CBCE credit only / FREE for ICAC members)

[Specify dates and location by calling us at 916-362-8816]

NOTE: Minimum of three registrations to conduct live seminar at your location/region

 

This 13-hour seminar also covers the mandatory 6 hours required by the State Board

 

[Wednesdays] – (6 hours) Live: James Musick, DC

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Introduction AMA Guides, impairment

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM AMA Guides, impairment (cont.)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Impairment AMA Guides, Cervical Spine

Break

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM Impairment AMA Guides, Lumbar Spine

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM Impairment AMA Guides, Upper Extremities

6:20 PM – 7:20 PM Impairment Lower Extremities Boot Camp

 

[Thursdays] – (7 hours) Live: James Musick, DC

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM AMA Conversion Rules

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM AMA Combining Rules

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM Apportionment under the AMA Guides

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM Apportionment under L.C. §§4663 – 4664

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Ethical Billing under 8 CCR §§9793 – 9795

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Electronic Adjudication Management System (EAMS)

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Report Writing 8 CCR §46 - Review Take-Home Exam

 

Zoom: Continuing Ed Seminar 8-20-2024

08-20-2024 8:00 am -5:20 pm
Zoom: Call ICAC for login information
8-20-2024 (8 of 44 Hours for Certification that is the requirement for DCs who want to be QMEs ) Register online or Call 916-362-8816.

                                                                                           $1495 (includes CBCE credit)
                                                       $159 (CBCE credit only / FREE for ICAC members)

Zoom Live Interactive Seminar

This 8-hour seminar also covers the mandatory 12 hours required by the State Board (CBCE)

Thursday, 8/20/24 - (8 hours) Basic Worker’s Comp. James Musick, DC, QME

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Introduction: including History of Reforms, Laws, Rules and Regs

                                       Ethics and Law

9:00 AM – 10 00 AM      Worker’s Comp. Terminology, Introduction to Rating Disability

                                       Principles and Practice

Break

10:20 AM – 11:20 AM    Introduction to Spinal Examinations and Impairment

                                      History and Physical Examination

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM    Introduction: Apportionment under Labor Code §§4663 and 4664

                                      Principles and Practice

Lunch

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM       Reporting Obligations of the Physician

                                      Ethics and Law

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM       Doctor’s First Report (DFR) and Progress Reports (PR-2)

                                      History and Physical Examination

Break

3:20 PM – 4:20 PM       Permanent Stationary Reports (PR-3 & PR-4)

                                      History and Physical Exam

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM       Chiropractic WC Studies, Court Decisions, Grievances & Q&A

                                       Ethics and Law

Certificate of Completion: “Fundamentals California Worker’s Compensation System” (8 hours)

Zoom: Continuing Ed Seminar 8-20-2024

08-20-2024 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Zoom: Call ICAC for login information
$50/4 hours, Free to Current ICAC members

Tuesday

Zoom

5:00 pm - 6:40 pm Ethics/Legal: Charles Davis, DC

6:45 pm - 8:35 pm Technique: Charles Davis, DC

Zoom: Continuing Ed Seminar 8-27-2024

08-27-2024 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Zoom: Call ICAC for login information
$50/4 hours, Free to Current ICAC members

Tuesday

Zoom

5:00 pm - 6:40 pm Ethics/Legal: David Borges, DC

6:45 pm - 8:35 pm Technique: David Borges, DC