Course Outline

Part 1: Mission of the Project and What is Critical for Success

  • Background of the Project
  • Introduction to return-to-work rehab clinic model and biopsychosocial approach to patient-centered health care, L&I's Strategic Plan: Healthy Worker 2020, and models of care to decrease long-term disability
  • Definitions, Acronyms

Part 2: Documentation Toolkit: Standards for the Pilot

  • Significance of E&M Coding and EAMP standards--what needs to be documented to be reimbursed for your work
  • SOAP Documentation: review of basics followed by comprehensive review of specifics related to L&I Pilot participation and success. Examples.

Metrics: How to Use the Tools to Measure Clinical Outcomes

  • Where do I report these Metrics?
  • DVPRS (pain scale)
  • Calculating Morphine Equivalent Dose (MEQ)
  • Graded Chronic Pain Scale (GCPS)
  • Oswestry Disability Index (ODI)
  • Template

Part 3: Communication with the Referring Provider or L&I Case Holder

  • When to return patient to referring provider (transfer of care and communication with referring provider)
  • Writing the discharge note: required elements, recommended elements, examples

Part 4: Resources

  • Resources for this Project
  • Resources to learn more about functional restoration programs and how they relate to EAMPs. Recommended reading, examples of successful multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary rehab clinic models.
  • Learning more about functional measures and measuring clinic and patient outcomes
  • L&I resources, online
  • L&I resources, in-person trainings

Part 5: In-Person L&I Workshop Presentations

Part 6: Tuesday Trainings Presentation Series