Independent Medical Examiner Training Module


The knowledge and skills Independent Medical Examiners need to meet ReturnToWorkSA’s service delivery standards

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Guidelines for effective practice
Practical examples and insights
For medical specialists registered with AHPRA
1 hour online course

About this Program

An Independent Medical Examiner (IME) is a specialist with qualifications relevant to the worker’s injury. They are medical specialists registered with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

The Independent Medical Examiner Training Module is designed to provide IMEs with the knowledge and skills they need to meet ReturnToWorkSA’s service delivery expectations in South Australia.

In this module, you will learn:

  • the role of Independent Medical Examiners (IMEs) within the Return to Work scheme
  • how to conduct IME services in accordance with the relevant legislation and professional standards
  • how to produce high-quality expert reports within required timeframes
  • the ReturnToWorkSA IME fee schedule and policy and its application
  • how to engage with the ReturnToWorkSA provider portal for the purpose of providing IME services

For more information about Independent Medical Examinations, please visit the ReturnToWorkSA website.

This module can be self-logged as 1 CPD hour (Educational Activities).

Program Content

Program Content
  • Independent Medical Examiners and the Return to Work scheme
  • How IME services are delivered
  • Reporting and the use of standard templates
  • Guided example and knowledge check questions
  • Where to from here

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