26th Annual AAOS Workers’ Compensation and Musculoskeletal Injuries 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

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for TBD AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for the Workers' Compensation Course. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Accreditation Statement

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