ICAC 2019 License Renewal Seminars in California & Hawaii
Industrial Injury (QME) Evaluation Training
This is a 44-hour Certification training to become a Qualified Medical Evaluator. See below for complete schedule and outline of course.
Industrial Injury Evaluator (I.I.E.) certification, currently approved by DWC, Medical Unit, State of California for two years, through April 2019 (two more QME state exams).
DATES: First Week - March 14, 15 & 16, 2019 (Thu., Fri. & Sat.) San Jose/Santa Clara County
Second Week - March 21, 22 & 23, 2019 (Thu., Fri. & Sat.) Santa Ana
LOCATION: 1st Three days San Jose/Santa Clara County area and 2nd Three days at Santa Ana
TUITION: $1495 (minimum 10 registrants required to conduct the six-day series)
CERTIFICATION: Total 44 hours credit to qualify for State QME Exam
CREDENTIAL: Total 48 hours to receive I.I.E. credential (Industrial Injury Evaluator)
PREREQUISITE for Licensure as QME (Qualified Medical Evaluator), an expert in forensic disability evaluation in workers’ compensation for the State of California.
DAYS/HOURS REQUIRED: 44 hours for certification to take QME examination and 4 additional hours to complete the I.I.E. credential (additional take home exam). The course is a total of six days of over a period of three weeks (see below).
COURSE SCHEDULE and OUTLINE
Module One (First Week – March 14, 15 & 16, 2019)
Thursday March 14 8:00am to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 6:00pm)
Basic Workers’ Compensation (8 hours)
Overview: to include DWC recommended resources, history of reforms, Labor law and DWC regulations.
Prerequisites: First professional degree or college student in upper level division, leading toward a first professional degree.
Course Description: to include workers’ compensation terminology, introduction to rating disability in California, AMA Guides introduction to spinal examinations and impairment; introduction to apportionment under L.C. §4663 and §4664, and introduction to rules of combining impairment of multiple body regions (AMA Guides and California disability rules).