Critical Elements of the Dental QME Evaluation
Courses are approved by
the California DWC Medical Unit.
John Van der
Werff, DDS, QME,
Daniel Buch, BS, DC, QME,
Randall March DC, DACNB
Guest: WC Administrative Law Judge, Christopher Miller. The statements made by Judge Miller are not
necessarily the opinions or positions of the WCAB or other trial judges. The
statements made are intended for discussion within the context of this course.
Narrated online video presentation of California QME procedures and California
DWC QME regulations, with concentration on dental evaluation content.
This module consists of three (3) 50 minute video Sections. A 50 question
online quiz is taken at the end of the 3rd Section.
The QME evaluation, its time and scope
exam data needed to complete the report
What are the must have components of a quality report
What are objective findings
Ways to improve dental objective measurements
Section 2: DWC required content and headings
Critical components of a complete report
Current or Future Medical Care
Causation and Apportionment review
Addressing Physical Impairment
AMA Guides in Dental evaluations
The post Almaraz/Guzman 2009
Promptness and Time Frames
Proof of Service
EAMS and report package service
Selected sections of the 2001 California DWC Medical Unit Physicians Guide.
Selected sections of the 2013 QME Regulations.
Selected sections of the AMA Guides for the Evaluation of Physical Impairment (5th
Online quiz is interactive, giving feedback on incorrect
5) No expenses of this course are underwritten or subsidized by vendors
of any goods, supplies or services.
5 Sample - Critical Elements of the Dental QME Evaluation
you can view our sample video below, you are good to go!