Compensation and Injury Management
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the consequences for the individual worker of occupational injury, disease, and ill health
- demonstrate a detailed understanding of the modern approach to responsible management of work-related injuries consistent with the applicable legislation, appropriate policies, procedures and organisational processes
- recognise the need to consider a broad spectrum of potential employee health and injury factors and the fitness for work obligations and evaluations required within a legislative and ethical framework
- design an effective return to work program incorporating the expertise, consultation, monitoring and other obligations of all stakeholders in the injury management process
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No special requirements
Introduction to rehabilitation and services, fitness conditioning and work hardening, rehabilitation accreditation and providers, medico-legal and cultural issues, psycho-social issues, workers compensation legislation and injury management programs in the workplace.
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