aBOUT ON-SITE EMPLOYEE INJURY CARE

In this 3 contact hour course you will learn about the benefits of on-site employee injury care and prevention, and how it  benefits the employee and the employer. The basics of on-site employee injury care and prevention services, financing, cost savings, return on investment, operations, equipment, selling, negotiating and in-house marketing are covered.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Identify why on-site employee injury care and prevention makes good business sense.
  • List the qualities and qualifications that make a good on-site injury care and prevention specialist.
  • Outline the basics of financing and compensation.
  • Describe the basics of operations and set-up.
  • Discuss how to sell and negotiate on-site services.
  • Outline the basics on in-house marketing.

*CEUs:

This course is currently pre-approved for CEUs by the AOTA, BOC

This and many of our courses are currently or have in the past been pre-approved for continuing education credit by most state PT boards. Other specialities/professional disciplines should be able to submit for individual credit but it is important for you to contact your state licensing board or professional credentialing board for information regarding policies and the amount of continuing education credits allowed for online courses.


wHO SHOULD REGISTER

PTs, PTAs, PT Students, OTs, OTAs, OT Students, CHTs, ATs, RNs, NPsCertified Safety Professionals, Risk Managers, Claims Managers, Safety Committee MembersHuman Resources Professionals, Industrial Engineers, Industrial Hygienists, ErgonomistsAthletic Trainers, Chiropractors, Office Furniture Sales and anyone wanting to learn how to decrease risk of onsite employee injury and increase employee productivity and satisfaction.

THESE COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS ARE FOR REGISTRANTS ONLY. BY REGISTERING YOURSELF OR SOMEONE ELSE FOR THIS COURSE YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT SHARE THESE MATERIALS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY.

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are not available for distance learning courses.

Gary K. Porter, Jr., ATC, LAT, MS, CEAS

Gary K. Porter, Jr., ATC, LAT, MS, CEAS

Gary Porter has over 10 years of experience in the world of ergonomics, 18 years of physical rehabilitation experience and five certifications in ergonomic assessment.  He has an intimate understanding of biomechanics and mechanism of injury, acute and chronic.  Gary has 11 years of experience working with occupational athletes and 18 years of experience in the world of sports medicine/athletic training.

Gary has a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Exercise & Sports Science from the Department of Health & Human Performance at the University of Florida.  Academic concentrations ere in rehabilitation sciences, applied physiology & kinesiology, and sports medicine/athletic training.  Positions include Injury Care & Prevention Specialist, Research Assistant, Head Athletic Trainer.  Settings ranged from the City of Gainesville’s Employee Health Services/Risk Management, Shand’s Orthopedics, P.K. Yonge High School sports, University of South Florida football, Tampa Bay Storm arena football, and Sports & Orthopedic Rehabilitation Services of the greater Tampa Bay area.

MODULE 1: WHY ON-SITE EMPLOYEE INJURY CARE MAKES SENSE

In this section we explore why onsite employee injury care makes good business sense.

MODULE 2: THE ON-SITE INJURY CARE CLINICIAN

In this section we outline the credentials and certification, experience and training needed in state laws that govern the practice for an onsite care clinician.

MODULE 3: BASIC FINANCING & COMPENSATION

In this section we will outline basic financing and compensation for an onsite care clinician. We will begin with an overview of the projected savings from the services provided. Then we will describe several models for reimbursement of services.

MODULE 4: OPERATIONS

Now we will describe the basic operations and set-up for an on-site employee injury care program. First we will examine the operational protocol with overseeing physician. Then we will outline the business issues for liability insurance, setting up the team of professionals, equipment and space and services provided. Finally we will review ideas for working with workers compensation providers.

MODULE 5: SELLING THE IDEA

In this section we will describe the basics for selling the idea of onsite employee injury care. We will begin by reviewing a comparison of the traditional healthcare model versus the sports medicine healthcare model. Then we will outline an example of the direct and indirect cost savings for a client that sustained a mild lower back strain.

MODULE 6: ON-SITE MARKETING

In this last section we discuss ideas for how to market the program on-site to employees and management. Without this skill your on-site employee injury care programs may fail to meet the goals and objectives for your clients and for you.

MODULE 7: CONCLUSION

So in review some of the most important aspects we hope you gathered from this onsite employee injury care program include the following:

  • Successes an on-site employee injury care program can achieve.
  • Why on-site employee injury care makes sense.
  • What qualities and qualifications that makes a good on-site clinician.
  • Basics on financing and compensation for an on-site injury care clinic.
  • Basics on operations, equipment, team and set-up.
  • How to sell and negotiate the idea.  It really sells itself.  The numbers are key.
  • Basics of in-house marketing strategy.