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Work capacity certificate films

Work capacity certificate instructional film

There are a number of changes from the old workers' compensation medical certificate. This film provides an overview of the major changes.

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The health benefits of good work

Work plays an important role in any rehabilitation process because ‘doing’ promotes recovery. Find out why in this film which provides an overview of The Royal Australasian College of Physicians Position Statement on realising the health benefits of work.

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Addressing doctors’ concerns about the Work capacity certificate

Dr Graeme Edwards responds to questions from doctors about the new Work capacity certificate – workers’ compensation.

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Achieving positive return to work outcomes: The role of the GP

Dr Deborah Sambo explains the important role that GPs play in helping injured workers achieve positive return to work outcomes.

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Podcasts

Best practice management of work-related psychological injuries

Join Dr Andrew Khoo, consultant psychiatrist, Medical Assessment Tribunal Member, and senior lecturer at the University of Queensland, as he discusses best practice management of patients presenting with workplace psychological injuries, with a specific focus on post traumatic stress disorder.

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Short webcasts

Code of Conduct for Medical Assessment Tribunal members

The Office of Industrial Relations recently updated the Medical Assessment Tribunal members Code of Conduct. Listen to the webcast recording of the code of conduct.

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Medical considerations when treating psychological injuries

Dr Quentin Mungomery, Psychiatrist and Medical Assessment Tribunal Member is providing general practitioners with tips on completing the Work capacity certificate – workers’ compensation when a patient presents with a work related psychological injury.

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Clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of work related mental health conditions

In this webinar Professor Danielle Mazza from Monash University will discuss the importance of managing mental illness and what they are doing to produce clinical guidelines to assist in the area.

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Hand injuries rehabilitation and timeframes

Hand injuries are the most common for employees working in small businesses. Dr Cameron Mackay, hand surgeon and plastic reconstructive surgeon explains the complexities of rehabilitation for hand injuries.

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Tips on how to complete the work capacity certificate for Psychological injuries

Dr Quentin Mungomery, psychiatrist and Medical Assessment Tribunal member provides general practitioners with tips on completing the Work capacity certificate - workers’ compensation for patients with work related psychological injuries.

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Patients presenting with a workplace related psychological injury - the initial consultation

This presentation provides advice to general practitioners and practice managers about applying the relevant principles and considerations in assessing a patient with a workplace related psychological injury.

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Occupational health assessment of a patient presenting with a work-related musculoskeletal injury

This presentation provides advice to general practitioners and practice managers about applying the relevant principles and considerations in assessing a patient with a work-related musculoskeletal injury.

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Last updated
12 September 2019