23rd Annual AAOS Workers’ Compensation and Musculoskeletal Injuries + Half-Day Expert Witness Course

Objectives & CME Credits

Learning Objectives for AAOS Workers Compensation Course:

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Evaluate patients with musculoskeletal pain resulting from workplace injury and formulate a treatment plan with appropriate return-to-work guidelines
  2. Manage the administrative and legal requirements of workers’ compensation or medical liability cases
  3. Compare and contrast surgical and nonsurgical treatment protocols for workplace injuries
  4. Identify how to avoid unnecessary disability
  5. Gain familiarity with impairment evaluations and reports
  6. Improve report writing and develop new skills in office management for work-related injuries
  7. Use science to document return-to-work decisions


Learning Objectives for AAOS Expert Witness Course:

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:


AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for XX AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for course 3370 and XX AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for course 3345. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

QME CME Credits
The half-day AAOS Expert Witness course is accredited for XX hours of Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) CME credit hours. AAOS is provider #1540.

 Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.