AAOS Improving Your IME Report
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM PT
November 02, 2017
Last Refund Date:
October 02, 2017
Director: J. Mark Melhorn, MD
Special Offer! Attendees who register for both the half-day AAOS IME Report and the AAOS Workers' Compensation courses will receive a $150 discount on the combined course fees. If both registrations are processed in a single online transaction, the discount will appear at checkout. If courses are registered in separate transactions, please contact AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 to ensure your discount is applied.
This half-day interactive training for independent medical examiners offers a thorough review of patient history, physical examination, creating IME reports, determining impairment and defending your opinions at deposition and trial. Training is provided by critiquing actual IME reports. See below on submitting IME reports in advance for consideration.
At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
• Recognize the purpose of IME reports
• Establish specific steps for processing the history, record review, physical examination and clinical studies
• Learn how to incorporate impairment ratings in your reports
• Create a standard format IME report
• Develop skills to defend your IME report
Submitting your IMEs
Independent medical evaluation reports that have been redacted, can be submitted at least 4 weeks in advance. They will be slightly modified to conceal the identity of the patient and physician. 2 or 3 of the submissions will be selected at random and discussed in the afternoon's report writing sessions. Please email a Word document or PDF to Dr. Melhorn at email@example.com for consideration.
Course Director J. Mark Melhorn, MD shares the top three IME Report writing mistakes in AAOS Now. Take a look!