CPWC8 – Medical Terminology, Medical Evaluations, Medical Evidence



CPWC (Claims Practitioner in Workers’ Compensation) is a 24 module certification program developed to meet the needs of emerging claims practitioners. This program offers comprehensive training in foundation principles required to become a certified California WC Claims Adjuster and provides the required 120 classroom hours. Presented at a practical desk level, this curriculum includes learning tools such as case studies and soft skills along with technical information.  Components of the CPWC will also help fulfill certification requirements for California WC Medical Review or Medical Only adjusters.

Module 8 – Medical Terminology and Medical Evidence

In this eighth module, we will look at the medical treatment standards required for all Workers Compensation injuries, medical examination requirements, as well as review medical terminology for the most common types of industrial injuries. This module foundational to the detailed information regarding medical treatment, medical dispute resolution, medical the schedules and medical liens covered in modules 9 through 13.

Lecture Topics Covered

  1. Medical Examination requirements
  2. Medical treatment requirements
  3. Common Industrial Injuries
  4. Sprains, Strains, and Fractures

Who should attend.

  • Indemnity Workers’ Compensation Claims Adjusters
  • Medical Bill Review Adjustors
  • Medical Only Claims Adjustors
  • TPA / Self Insured Claims Personnel
  • Agent/Broker Workers’ Compensation Claims Staff

Difference between 3 & 5 hour versions:

  • The Indemnity Track requires the 5 hour version to meet the requirement of 120 hours.
  • The 5 hour version includes Case Studies and homework
  • All other tracks only require the 3 hour version

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