22nd Annual AAOS Workers’ Compensation and Musculoskeletal Injuries + Half-Day Whiplash Injury 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 Whiplash Course:

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

  • Use current best science for establishing a diagnosis resulting from a motor vehicle collision

  • Determine treatment appropriate treatment of whiplash symptoms

  • Develop a causation determination and complete a written report

  • Be able to define crash biomechanics

  • Interpret the effect of delta V on the severity of crashes

  • Define the term whiplash

AMA Credit Designation

AAOS designates this live activity for 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for course 3056 and 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for course 3646.Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 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.