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Plan for Success in 2013: Use the ADAAA to Your Advantage!


In your practice are you working with patients who are substantially limited in one or more major life activities? Then you are dealing with Qualified IndividualsDo you perform functional capacity evaluations for individuals returning to work after an absence? Do you perform post-offer employment tests for individuals who have been given an offer of employment? Then you are performing medical examinationsAre you unsure how the ADAAA affects you and your business? Do you want guidance on how to follow the law?

This course is for you!

Your future involvement in the world of employer-focused therapeutic, wellness, ergonomic, and return-to-work programs is based on knowing how to use the amendments act to the Americans with Disabilities Act to your advantage.

The teaching team of Roy Matheson, creator of M-SEED, and Erica Galipeau, PT, CEES, CWCE, co-owner of Injury & Health Management Solutions Inc. (IHMS), was specifically chosen to guide you to creation of a step-by-step checklist to position your practice for growth under the revised law.

Roy and Erica will transport you to a functional understanding of the new world of return to work and a customized plan to strengthen your practice through solid partnerships with employers.  Clinicians wishing to understand the physician’s changed responsibilities under the amendments act will gain the knowledge and references needed to explain those responsibilities.

In Strengthen Your Practice Using the ADAAA, our instructors will help guide you through:

  • The recent changes to the ADA that directly affect your business,
  • How to wade through the tough terminology,
  • Five important federal court cases that concern the world of return-to-work,
  • The different phases of application and employment processes,
  • Writing effective essential function statements,
  • Creating a “show me” protocol for applicants, and most importantly,
  • Prioritizing a list of steps to implement your strategic plan to better your business.

If you are still unsure if this course is applicable to you check out the course objectives and description at:

There is no time like this new year to strengthen your business!


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Written by Industrial Health, a specialized Workers’ Compensation therapy center which services Northern Virginia , Sterling , Loudoun , Fairfax , Dulles , Chantilly , Leesburg , Ashburn , Herndon , Reston , Centreville ; and offers programs including Physical Therapy , Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) , Work Hardening , Work Conditioning , Impairment Ratings , Permanent Partial Disability Ratings
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