Introduction to WorkSafeBC & ICBC

Introduction to WorkSafeBC & ICBC

Online Course

Accreditation
Target Audience:

Family physicians and specialists in BC, international medical graduates in BC, residents in BC

Course Format: 60-minute interactive online module
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver

Overview

Link to Online Course

This is a short online continuing medical education course designed for family physicians and specialists in British Columbia (BC). 

Funding for the development of this online module was provided by WorkSafeBC and the Joint Collaborative Committees (JCCs), a partnership of the Government of BC and Doctors of BC.

Agenda

This course is made up of 2 sections:

  • Introduction to WorkSafeBC
  • Introduction to ICBC

Introduction to WorkSafeBC has 5 lessons, one of which is optional:

  1. History and Function of WorkSafeBC
  2. Claims Process/Medical Care
  3. How to Fill Out Forms
  4. Work Disability Prevention
  5. Special Topics of Interest (optional)

Introduction to ICBC has 4 lessons:

  1. Background
  2. Management of Injury Claims
  3. Additional Reports for ICBC
  4. Court Attendance, Payments, Benefits and Disputes

Skills Gained

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

WorkSafeBC

  • Integrate information on the function and history of WorkSafeBC into practice. 
  • Use information on the claims process to support patients with a WorkSafeBC claim.
  • Recognize your own coverage status with WorkSafeBC as a physician and whether you need to register as an employer with WorkSafeBC.
  • Identify unique services through WorkSafeBC.
  • Recall how to complete forms for WorkSafeBC.
  • Identify the potential readers of medical information that a physician provides.
  • Relate information that can be helpful not only to the clinical care of patients, but also to assist with timely decision making for your patient’s claim as well as safe return to work planning for your patient.
  • Demonstrate your health advocacy role regarding work and health.
  • Apply key occupational medical concepts to prevent needless workplace disability.
  • Apply learning to special topics (mental health claims, occupational diseases, occupational exposures).

ICBC

  • Recognize the basic functions of ICBC.
  • Describe how patients injured in motor vehicle accidents can access medical care.
  • Describe what happens when patients need to see specialists for injuries from motor vehicle accidents.
  • Identify how patients can access additional health services under Medical Services Plan (MSP) and what options exist outside of MSP.
  • Determine how to bill for ICBC services.
  • Describe the role of a physician in the dispute process between patients and ICBC.

Cost

Free

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Family physicians and specialists new to practice in BC

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Target Audience:

Family physicians and specialists in BC, international medical graduates in BC, residents in BC

Location:
Anytime, anywhere, on any device
UBC CPD
Online Module from Vancouver  British Columbia
Canada

Contact

UBC CPD eLearning; cpd.online@ubc.ca

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