Site Navigation

WCB Home Page
Change Font Size
Glossary of WCB Terms

 

Medical Treatment Guidelines Training

Program for Continuing Medical Education Credit (CME)

The CME accreditation program for physicians has been developed by the Board in cooperation with MSSNY.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: This module is intended for medical providers who are responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with work-related injuries of the mid and low back, neck, shoulder, and knee in New York State.

OBJECTIVES: By the end of this course you will be able to:

LENGTH: This online course consists of 9 modules (averaging about 50 "screens" per module).

ESTIMATED STUDY TIME: This course should take approximately 8 hours to complete.

ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE: October 4, 2010

REVIEW DATE: November 21, 2012

TERMINATION DATE: November 21, 2015

FACULTY: The courses for the Low Back, Neck, Shoulder and Knee were developed by Elain Sobol Berger, M.D., J.D., Co-Medical Director and Senior Policy Advisor for the NYS Workers' Compensation Board. The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Medical Treatment Guideline was developed Jaime Szeinuk, M.D. and Elain Sobol Berger, M.D., J.D., Co-Medical Directors for the NYS Workers' Compensation Board.

ACCREDITATION: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint sponsorship of MSSNY and the New York State Workers' Compensation Board. MSSNY is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Society of the State of New York designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

FUNDING: Development and ongoing administration of this course is funded entirely by the NYS Workers' Compensation Board.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS: The Medical Society of The State of New York relies upon faculty in its CME programs to provide educational information that is objective and free of bias. In this spirit and in accordance with the guidelines of MSSNY and the ACCME, all speakers and planners for CME activities must disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests whose products, devices or services may be discussed in the content of a CME activity, that might be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest.

Program
Course Credits
How to Use this Training ––
Introduction 0.25
General Guideline Principles 0.25
History and Physical Examinations ––
Overview of Forms and Processes 0.5
Back Guidelines with Case Study   Updated 1/13 1.25
Neck Guidelines with Case Study   Updated 1/13 1.25
Shoulder Guidelines with Case Study   Updated 1/13 1.25
Knee Guidelines with Case Study   Updated 1/13 1.25
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Guidelines with Case Study NEW! 1.0
2013 Medical Treatment Guidelines Update Overview NEW! 1.0