Self-Paced Learning

The training modules listed below are delivered on-demand.

Study and complete the training modules on your own time. You can submit your questions for your trainer. You have 4 weeks after registration to complete the module.

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Core Module

Pre-requisite for Self-Paced Learning | Specialty Modules

Module fee: $820.05 (inc. GST)

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Description

This training module provides an introduction to the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines) and how they are to be used when assessing impairment injury or disease in New South Wales.

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please note this module is not a valid substitute for Instructor-Led Training | Core Module
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Self-Paced Learning

Specialty Modules

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Self-Paced Learning Specialty Module*

Ear, Nose & Throat and Related Structures

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: TBC

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the ENT according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines) (excluding occupational hearing loss).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before attending this module.
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Urinary and Reproductive

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Prof. Peter Heathcote

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Urinary and Reproductive systems according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before attending this module.
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Respiratory System

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Dr Mark Burns

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Respiratory System according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Hearing

Module fee: $968.00 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: TBC

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Hearing System according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines). This substantial modification outlines that the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) tables are used to calculate the binaural hearing loss.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Visual System

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: A/Prof Heather Mack

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Visual System according to the modified approach to American Medical Association’s Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 4th edition (AMA4) methodology modified by the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines).

The AMA4 is used to assess permanent impairment in both the NSW Motor Accidents and Workers Compensation schemes.

Note: If you are an ophthalmologist and have successfully completed the NSW motor accident permanent impairment training for the Visual system (including competency-based assessment case studies) you do not need to undertake this training prior to applying to SIRA to be listed as an assessor of permanent impairment.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Endocrine System

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Dr Stephen Thornley

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the  Endocrine System according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th Edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Skin

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Dr. Ian Hamann

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Skin according to the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines) modified approach to AMA5 methodology.

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Cardiovascular

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Dr. Mark Burns

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Cardiovascular System according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Digestive

Module fee: $1,016.40 (inc. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: Dr. John Garvey

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Digestive system according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th Edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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Haematopoietic System

Module fee: $1,016 (incl. GST)

Duration: Competency-based assessment is required and must be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

Facilitator: A/Prof Steve Flecknoe-Brown

Description

This module will cover permanent impairment assessment of the Haematopoietic system according to the modified approach to AMA5 methodology set out in the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th Edition (Guidelines).

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To be completed within 4 weeks after registration.

*Please remember you need to complete the Self-Paced Learning | Core Module before booking this module.
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What's required before my training?

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition

AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition

You are required to buy this text prior to attending training.

Note: This is not required for the Psychiatry  module. Any practitioner undertaking the Visual system training must purchase the AMA4 not AMA5.

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How to become a trained assessor of permanent impairment

Following successful completion of the courses please apply to SIRA to become a trained assessor of permanent impairment.

Information about eligibility to assist you with your application and the application form are available here