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Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys

Audio CD + Course Book

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April, 2018

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78740CDRA

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From Event: Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys, held April 2018.

Program Description

You know the law to a tee, but when it comes to the medical aspects of injuries and treatment, are you at a loss? Don't miss this opportunity to augment your legal knowledge with an anatomy primer straight from the medical professionals themselves. Focusing on the body parts that bring the most injury claims each year, we'll examine each part's anatomy, common injuries sustained, what to look for in medical records and diagnostic test results, and common treatment options. You'll be surprised at the added insight you'll gain on injury cases. Order today!

Course Content

  1. IME's, Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
  3. Shoulder Injuries
  4. Hand and Wrist Injuries
  5. Knee Injuries
  6. Head Injuries

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State Credit Approval Expiration
CLE 6.00 CT 04/27/2020
CLE 7.00 NY * 04/27/2020
CLE 6.00 PA 04/27/2020

* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. IME's, Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
    9:00 - 10:00, Mark P. Donohue
    1. Purposes of Medical Examinations in the Legal Process
    2. Doctor's Perspective as Treating vs. as Examining Physician
    3. What Doctor is Asked to do in an IME
    4. Whether "IME" is Really Independent
    5. Objective vs. Subjective Symptoms in Medical Records
    6. Deciphering Common Medical Terminology and Acronyms
    7. What Medical Records and Hospital Charts can Tell You
    8. Comprehending X-Rays, MRIs, CT Scans and Other Diagnostic Test Results
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
    10:15 - 11:15, Dr. Allen L. Carl
    1. Anatomy of the Spine
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Q&A
  3. Shoulder Injuries
    11:15 - 12:15, Dr. Warren Silverman
    1. Anatomy of the Shoulder
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Q&A
  4. Hand and Wrist Injuries
    1:15 - 2:15, Michael P. McDermott
    1. Anatomy of Hand and Wrist
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Q&A
  5. Knee Injuries
    2:30 - 3:30, Scott M. Peterson
    1. Anatomy of the Knee
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. New Injury vs. Recurrence vs. Aggravation of Injury; Acute Injury vs. Pre-Existing Condition
    5. Common Medical Treatment
    6. Q&A
  6. Head Injuries
    3:30 - 4:30, Dr. Warren Silverman
    1. Anatomy of the Brain
    2. Types of Injuries: How Trauma Occurs and How it Affects Function
    3. What to Look for in Medical Records and Diagnostic Tests (and Their Limitations)
    4. Common Medical Treatment
    5. Q&A

DR. ALLEN L. CARL is a practicing orthopedic surgery of spine doctor at Albany Medical College Neurosciences Institute - Spine Center. Dr. Carl is certified in the state of New York and is a professor of orthopedic surgery, professor of pediatrics and professor of neurosurgery at Albany Medical College. He received his M.D. degree from State University of New York at Buffalo and his B.A. degree, with honors, from State University of New York at Binghamton.

MARK P. DONOHUE is of counsel with the law firm of McCabe, Collins, McGeough, Fowler, Levine & Nogan LLP. He is admitted to practice in New York and before the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of New York. Mr. Donohue has more than 20 years of experience in defense litigation handling all aspects of the litigation from the initial appearance to the final appeal. He concentrates his practice in the areas of premises liability, labor law, product liability and insurance issues, including coverage and UM/SUM. Mr. Donohue is a member of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Albany and his J.D degree from Albany Law School.

MICHAEL P. MCDERMOTT is an attorney with the law firm of O'Connell & Aronowitz, where he handles plaintiff's personal injury cases and criminal defense. Mr. McDermott has served as the chief assistant district attorney in both Albany and Rensselaer counties in upstate New York. He has been a court appointed special district attorney in several homicide cases in both Albany and Rensselaer counties. In addition to his experience as a prosecutor, he was a partner in the former Albany law firm of Bouck, Holloway, Kiernan and Casey, where he specialized in defending insurance carriers in arson cases. Mr. McDermott earned his B.A. degree from Siena College, and his J.D. degree from Albany Law School.

SCOTT M. PETERSON is a founding partner of the firm D'Orazio Peterson, LLP, located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Mr. Peterson focuses his areas of practice on matters involving employment law and personal injury. Prior to opening the firm, he worked for two Albany-based firms where his practice was focused on litigation in the areas of construction, malpractice, employment and serious injury. Mr. Peterson earned his J.D. degree from Albany Law School where he served as a managing editor on the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology. Mr. Peterson has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout New York State. He has been published in several publications including the New York Law Journal and has frequently provided commentary for local and national media outlets. Mr. Peterson currently serves on the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association Trial Lawyers Section and he writes an "Employment Litigation" column for the Saratoga County Bar Association newsletter.

DR. WARREN SILVERMAN is the medical director at Access Health Systems. Dr. Silverman is board certified in internal medicine and occupation medicine. His clinical practice focuses on aerospace medicine, corporate medicine, disability evaluation, environmental health, internal medicine, legal medicine, medical toxicology, neurology, occupational dermatology, occupational medicine, public health, and toxicology. Dr. Silverman graduated from Albany Medical College.

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Continuing Legal Education

CT CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
04/27/2020
Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of NBI, Inc. that this activity qualifies for up to 6.0 self-study hours toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including 0.0 self-study hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


NY CLE: 7.00 Credit Approval Exp
04/27/2020
Includes - Areas of Professional Practice: 7.00
This nontraditional format course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for up to 7.0 credit hours and is approved for newly admitted and experienced attorneys. 0.0 hour can be applied toward the ethics and professionalism requirement and is approved for experienced attorneys.


PA CLE: 6.00 Credit Approval Exp
04/27/2020
This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board. This program may qualify for up to 6.0 hours of distance learning credit, including 6.0 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and 0.0 hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse distance learning CLE credit. No more than 6.0 hours of distance learning CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.


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