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MAIAS Resources for Accredited Medical Practitioners

MAIAS have received several enquiries from Accredited Medical Practitioners seeking information on resources, medical equipment and training courses relevant to undertaking ISV Medical Assessments using AMA 5 or GEPIC. MAIAS provide below a log of information that may be relevant to MAIAS Accredited Medical Practitioners. None of the resources listed are compulsory for MAIAS accreditation nor are they endorsed by MAIAS.

Do you have relevant resources to share? Please contact MAIAS manager, Ben Houghton (08) 8226 4228.

Text: The Practical Guide to Range of Motion (ROM) Assessment (2002)

A text book published by the American Medical Association providing an illustrated guide to conducting Range of Motion Assessments using AMA 5.

Authors: John Gerhardt, Linda Cocchiarella, Randall Lea

MAIAS have 5 copies available for Accredited Medical Practitioners for short-term loan. Contact MAIAS office on (08) 8226 4228.

Inclinomoters

Accredited Medical Practitioners undertaking ISV Medical Assessments that require a Range of Motion Assessment (ROM) of the Spine must use an inclinometer to record measurements (as detailed in AMA 5 Chapter 15, 15-8b, page 400.) MAIAS have ordered 20 inclinometers available to accredited Medical Practitioners for short term loan. Delivery of the inclinometers from the international supplier is currently pending. Contact MAIAS office on (08) 8226 4228.

Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme library

Definitions

Accreditation Panel

means the panel established by the Minister to implement and administer the Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme.

Accredited Medical Practitioner

means a medical practitioner who is accredited as an Accredited Health Professional under this Scheme.

Act

means the Civil Liability Act (1936).

ISV

means Injury Scale Value, under Schedule 1 of the Civil Liability Regulations (2013).

ISV Medical Assessment Report

means a report prepared by an Accredited Medical Practitioner under regulations 16, 23 and Regulation 14 for the assessment of Pure Mental Harm, of the Civil Liability Regulations (2013).

Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme

means the Accreditation Scheme as established by the Minister under regulation 76(2) of the Civil Liability Act (1936).

Regulations

means the Civil Liability Regulations (2013).

Scheme

means the Motor Accident Injury Assessment Scheme established by the Minister pursuant to section 76(2) of the Civil Liability Act (1936).

Contact us

Phone: (08) 8226 4228

Manager, Accreditation Scheme C/O GPO Box 1095 Adelaide SA 5001

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