mlcoa NSW recently hosted an educational event entitled "Understanding The Role Of The IME And The Law".
Individuals with Personality Disorders, are often difficult to recognise and can from time to time cause disruption in the workplace.
2016 Comcare National Conference—Shaping the future through partnerships and participation.
On Wednesday the 24th of August mlcoa Victoria presented an interactive session to a full house of Case Managers and HR Managers.
“Shoulders and Knees – What’s old …What’s New” was the title of the presentation given by Doctor Michael Lucas on 23 August 2016
Prof David Cherry, Pain Physician and Mr John Vieceli, Physiotherapist, presented on the topic of Pain on Thursday, 25 August.
On Thursday July 21st 2016, Dr Simon Journeaux, Orthopaedic Surgeon, presented on the topic of ‘Back Injury and Litigation’.
On Tuesday 3rd May 2016, mlcoa NSW hosted an “Examinee Experience” in their offices presented by Dr Dwight Dowda & Vicky Petropoulos.
“Ruminative Embitterment Syndrome at Work” (RES) was the title of a presentation given by Doctor Peter Farnbach on 18 February at Hadley’s Orient Hotel in Hobart on Thursday, 18th February 2016.
On Friday the 5th February 2016, mlcoa SA hosted an educational event titled “Neuropsychological Assessment in the Medico-Legal Context” which was presented by Consultant Neuropsychologist, Dr Sara Lucas.
Dr Simone Ryan conducted a presentation on “Returning to Work”, at the Hadley’s Orient Hotel in Hobart on Tuesday, 19th January 2016.
The mlcoa Hobart team hosted an informative presentation by Dr Tschirn, “Musculoskeletal Pain – Pathology vs Symptoms and the Distinction”.
Following the extremely pleasing response in South Australia to mlcoa Consultant Psychiatrist - Dr Hundertmark’s presentation: “Personality Disorders...
Following client feedback from previous sessions this year, mlcoa Victoria were pleased to expand September’s presentation of The Examinee Experience to also provide insight from a Psychiatric perspective.
The extract from an insightful Q&A session with medical experts, which is featured below, describes client assessment strategies and provides advice for conducting Multi-Specialty Assessments (MSAs).
The value of having medically-fit employees was highlighted at mlcoa’s presentation titled “Fitness for Duties Assessments (FFDAs); What You Need to Know”, on Tuesday 18th August in Adelaide.
Personality disorder is a pressing mental issue which shows no discrimination; affecting Australians from all walks of life. The issue of mental health and personality disorders is an especially important topic in the wake of various National Rugby League (NRL) player suicides attributed to personality disorders and Andrew Fifita’s (current NRL player) suicide attempt revealed on The Footy Show last week.
The number of Fitness for Duty Assessments (FFDAs) conducted by mlcoa offices in Victoria is on the rise. An FFDA is an independent, specialist medical assessment used to determine whether an employee has a medical condition.
mlcoa held its latest educational event titled ‘Maximising the Effectiveness of Independent Medical Examinations’, to assist clients in gaining the best possible Independent Medical Examination report each and every time an assessment is undertaken.
mlcoa Canberra recognises that PTSD is an important issue which spans many different industries. The second psychiatric informal breakfast this year, titled ‘Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder’, was held on Wednesday 22nd July, and was attended by professionals from the insurance, law and government fields.
Drugs and alcohol abuse within the workplace is a common issue treated by mental health professionals, particularly in Australia. Alcohol consumption is a daily part of many Australians’ lives
On Monday 27th July, mlcoa Western Australia held its second breakfast seminar which focused on ‘Soft Tissue Shoulder Problems’.
mlcoa is committed to providing informative and insightful educational events to our clients. As such, on Friday 17th July, we welcomed Dr Ash Jonathan to present ‘Neurosurgery – Your Questions Answered’ to an eager group of 30 plus attendees in Hobart.
mlcoa’s Queensland state office held the educational event ‘What is normal: Psychiatric vs Physical’, on Tuesday 21st July, informing case managers on how to improve their awareness of their claimants’ diseases and what is considered to be ‘normal’.
mlcoa hosted its latest monthly educational event in South Australia, titled “Permanent Impairment Assessments: A Clinical Perspective”, on Friday 17th July to take some of the complexity out of the process for professionals in the field.
mlcoa Northern Territory recently held a Q&A event exploring the complex topic of pain, answering case-study questions from a lively audience.
mlcoa Victoria recently held an informative event seeking to demystify the Independent Medical Examination (IME) assessment process.
Following the overwhelmingly positive Occupational Physicians event in NSW earlier this year, we decided to hold the same interactive event in SA.
Ever wondered exactly what Occupational Physicians do?
mlcoa's Victoria office held an eductional event about managing drug and alcohol abuse, and invited three specialists to talk about the issue.
On Thursday, April 23, mlcoa SA hosted an important educational event: “Understanding Medications used for Pain & Mental Illness.”
Following successful events with Occupational Physicians, mlcoa received several requests to run similar events with Psychiatrists.
mlcoa’s Victorian office kicked off their autumn events schedule with an intimate learning event, ‘Returning to Work after Cancer’.
On Friday, March 20, mlcoa was delighted to host Dr Mary Wyatt in Perth.
In March our NSW mcloa office explored the life-saving and sometimes life-damaging topic of ‘pain.’
SA participated in the 2015 autumn events program by holding an educational event into the workings of GEPIC.
To kick off 2015, we have a number of educational events in the month of February across all our state offices.
Queensland has seen one of mlcoa’s most successful educational events to date
Dr Ki Douglas presented a valuable Toolbox Talk in Canberra this month on Chronic Disease and the Impact on Work Performance.
An informative session in Sydney introduced participants to the world of 21st Century Emergency Medicine, from Clinical Associate Professor Paul Middleton (Emergency Physician).
Participate + Prevent + Support = Good Health, Good Business
mlcoa is excited to announce it will be attending the 2014 Comcare National Conference from 9th to 11th September at the Melbourne Convention Centre.
This year’s theme is Participate + Prevent + Support = Good Health, Good Business which will explore how workplaces are becoming more and more centre stage when it comes to influencing, educating and supporting health and wellbeing of employees.
An in-depth presentation on hernias was delivered by general surgeon Dr Ted Heffernan at the recent mlcoa educational event held in Melbourne on 23rd July.
In this session, focus was placed on how hernias are diagnosed, treated and the prognosis for recovery and return to work following operative treatment. The session was tailored to assist claims operators with useful information relating to hernias as the causative factors can be difficult to identify and separate in some circumstances.
mlcoa’s second 'Couch Time with the Psychs' ‘on balance’ event was held in Perth, WA on 19 June in response to the positive feedback received from last year’s event.
As part of the ExamWorks Group of companies, mlcoa now has international connections to facilitate Independent Medical Examinations across the USA, Canada, United Kingdom and New Zealand.