Musculoskeletal disorders are the largest category of workplace injuries and account for the majority of personal injury claims. Having a basic working knowledge of the real mechanism of a back, shoulder or knee injury - or what is and is not trauma related is crucial to your success as an advocate. In plain-English, and with a sharp focus on the challenges you face, Sam Hodge will keep you in stitches as he explains the nuances of the spine and upper and lower extremities is an easy to understand manner that will allow you to better evaluate or defend your case.
This entertaining and valuable journey will take you inside the human body through videos, illustrations and animations as you learn the parts of the body that are most susceptible to injury and those that are not. Professor Hodge will explain how diagnosis are made - and the particulars of medical tests and surgical procedure - from the unique perspective of a very successful litigator and teacher.
• Learn how injuries to the spine, knee and shoulder really occur.• Learn about muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia.• Find out the real difference between a sprain and a strain.• Find out how x-rays, Ct-scans and MRIs work as you read actual films.• Experience what few attorneys have ever done by going into the anatomy lab and operating room to see what the body really looks like and how operations are performed.
NJ CLE: This program has been approved for 7.8 credits (50 minute hour), including 1.8 ethics/professionalism credits
NY CLE (t&nt): 6.0 professional practice and 1.5 ethics credits pending
INCIV018918Door Registration: $319
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