Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)  and Fitness for duty 

Course Type: Webinar
Contact Hours: 1.0

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

  • Pacific: 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Mountain: 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Central: 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Eastern: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Members: FREE
Nonmembers: $20

Course Description:

This presentation will help viewers understand the cost of MSD's in the workplace, describe employer's rights under EEOC/ADA in RTW process and describe what is policy driven RTW

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this session, the learner will be able to:

  1. Discuss costs of injury and delayed RTW (Direct and Indirect Costs)
  2. Describe regulatory rights under EEOC/ADA in RTW process

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (AAOHN) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. is additionally approved as a CNE provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (#CEP9283).

Presenter Information: 

Debra Lord, PT, CEAS II is the president and CEO of Job Ready Services, an Industrial Rehabilitation practice, in Raleigh, NC, specializing in Job Analysis, Functional Employment Testing, Work Conditioning, Functional Capacity Exams, Ergonomic Assessments and Return to Work Assessments. She has a degree in Physical Therapy and holds certifications in functional testing, job analysis, and ergonomics.  She has been a member of the NC Workers’ Compensation Research Institutes’ Medical Advisory Board since 2007.  She will discuss the use of Medical and Functional Releases for employees to RTW and the benefits and shortfalls. 

AAOHN Education Joint Provider:

University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering


Handouts will be available closer to the webinar date.

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