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Medical Treatment Guidelines Training

A message from the Chair of the NYS Workers' Compensation Board, Robert Beloten:

Chair Robert E. Beloten

Welcome to the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board’s training program for Medical Treatment Guidelines. These courses are designed to provide guidance in understanding and applying the MTGs to the care of injured workers. The success of the MTGs in ensuring quality and timely care depends upon your participation. Thank you for your time in taking these courses.

Training Programs

Since 2010, the Workers' Compensation Board has developed training programs designed to meet needs of the different constituencies who participate in the WC system and use the Medical Treatment Guidelines. The training has courses that provide an introduction to the General Guideline Principles, recommendations for the treatment of injuries and illnesses for the mid and low back, neck, shoulder, knee and for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and non-acute pain, and an overview of the MTG related forms and processes. The training is supplemented with case studies and/or quiz questions to demonstrate the appropriate application of the General Principles and MTG criteria.

In 2014, the Non-Acute Pain Guideline was added and the earlier Guideline courses were updated. To maintain your knowledge base, we recommend that you take all the courses.

Available programs

(to open a course, see Access to Courses below):

Access to Courses

The courses are on-line and are accessed and tracked through eLearnNY. When you click on a course, you will be taken directly to the eLearnNY sign in page.