Live Seminar

Injury Claims: Anatomy & Physiology Made Simple

Seminar

Date:

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time:

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Product ID#:

78240ER

Location:

Holiday Inn Express Civic Center

100 Civic Center Dr

Charleston, WV 25301

$349.00

$339 / Each Additional

Registration Includes Course Book

Credit Information

Continuing Legal Education

  • WV CLE - 7.20

Other

  • Insurance - 7.00

Program Description

Gain Added Insight When Researching Injury Claims

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 a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic surgeon. 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 your injury cases. Register today!

  • Find out what you need to know regarding IME's.
  • Get answers from surgeons on treatment questions you've always wanted to ask.
  • Learn anatomy fundamentals to gain a better understanding of common injuries sustained and the medical treatment required.
  • Examine how injuries are designated as "new injury" vs. "recurrence" vs. "aggravation of injury."
  • Recognize the difference between a pre-existing condition and an acute injury in medical records.
  • Find out which body parts can be injured in "low impact" accidents.
  • Understand how cumulative trauma injuries occur and are treated.
  • Decipher the key information that medical records and diagnostic tests can reveal.
  • Adeptly use medical terminology when discussing injuries with treating physicians and other medical experts.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level course is designed for attorneys (personal injury, insurance, workers' compensation, disability) and other legal professionals who would like a better understanding of their cases' medical aspects. Others who may benefit include: insurance claims managers, workers' compensation managers and human resource managers.

Course Content

  1. IME's, Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
  3. Shoulder Injuries
  4. Chronic Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy (CTE)
  5. Head Injuries
  6. Roundtable Discussion Between Doctor and Attorney: Effective Litigation Strategies

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 7.20

Insurance – Insurance: 7.00 *


* denotes specialty credits

Agenda / Content Covered

  1. IME's, Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
    9:00 - 10:30, Joanne V. Kirby
  2. Back and Neck Injuries
    10:45 - 12:00, Dr. Constantino Y. Amores Sr.
    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
    1:00 - 2:00, Dr. Robert W. Lowe
    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. Chronic Traumatic Brain Encephalopathy (CTE)
    2:00 - 3:00, Dr. Constantino Y. Amores Sr.
  5. Head Injuries
    3:15 - 4:15, Dr. Constantino Y. Amores Sr.
    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
  6. Roundtable Discussion Between Doctor and Attorney: Effective Litigation Strategies
    4:15 - 4:30, All Faculty Members

DR. CONSTANTINO Y. AMORES SR. is the owner of Neurological Consultation Services, as well as clinical director of Neuro-Ortho-Trauma with the Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, West Virginia. He is also a clinical professor for the College of Medicine in the Department of Neurosurgery at West Virginia University - Charleston Division. Dr. Amores is a member of the Kanawha County Medical Society, West Virginia State Medical Association, The Philippine Medical Association of West Virginia, American Medical Association, Organization of State Medical Association (president), American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, The American Association of Neurological Surgeons, The Congress of Neurological Surgeons of America, West Virginia Neurological Society, Neurological Society of the Virginias, and is the chairman of the West Virginia State Medical Association Delegation to the American Medical Association. He has written many publications and presented numerous lectures in the West Virginia area. Dr. Amores is a fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of San Carlos and his Doctor of Medicine degree, with honors, from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. He also does independent medical evaluations for neurological cases.

JOANNE V. KIRBY is disciplinary counsel for the West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Counsel. An arm of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the Office of Disciplinary Counsel is primarily tasked with screening and investigating complaints made against lawyers who are licensed to practice law in West Virginia. The ODC is also responsible for prosecuting those lawyers who have either committed ethical misconduct or are suffering from a physical or mental condition which adversely affects their ability to serve the public. Prior to joining the ODC in 2012, Ms. Kirby was an attorney with the law firm Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC; an assistant United States attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia; and a law clerk for the Honorable Elizabeth V. Hallanan, Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia. Ms. Kirby earned her J.D. degree from The George Washington University in 2001 and her B.A. degree from Villanova University in 1996.

DR. ROBERT W. LOWE is in private practice and works with the Scott Orthopedic Center in Huntington, West Virginia. He previously served as a Major for the U.S. Army at William Beaumont General Hospital in El Paso, Texas. Dr. Lowe also is a former clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at the Marshall University School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the American College of Spine Surgery, the American Board of Spine Surgery, the West Virginia State Medical Society, the Cabell County Medical Society, the Vanderbilt Orthopedic Society, and is the current president of the Tri-State Orthopedic Society. Dr. Lowe earned his B.S. degree from Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. He completed his surgical internship, first year general residency, resident in orthopedic surgery and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Vanderbilt University.

Please refer to Continuing Education Credit FAQ for general information about seeking credit for your participation in one of our continuing education programs.

Additionally, our team of credit specialists are here to answer your specific credit-related questions weekdays 7am - 5pm Central:

Phone: 866-240-1890

Email: credit@nbi-sems.com

Accreditation Details:

Continuing Legal Education

WV CLE: 7.20
This program qualifies for 7.2 hours of credit, which includes 0.0 hour of ethics, under the West Virginia Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education.


Insurance

WV INS: 7.00 Includes - General: 7.00
This course has been approved by the West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner for 7.0 credit hours.


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