Anatomy and Physiology 101 for Attorneys
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 medical professionals. 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.
- Get answers from medical professionals 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.
- 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.
- Medical Terminology and Documentation Primer
- Back and Neck Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Hand and Wrist Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
Continuing Education Credit
Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00
* denotes specialty credits