Activity ID



December 9, 2024

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: American Medical Association

Description of CME Course

Discover what updates are being made to the AMA Guides® to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment for 2022. This course will take you through the specific 2022 updates to the Conceptual Foundations and Philosophy and Practical Application of the AMA Guides, which discusses the new evidence-based editorial process and approach to incorporate the most current science and evidence. It is intended that these updates will provide clarity to assist physicians to communicate the evidence and process in impairment ratings and reports to all stakeholders. These changes to AMA Guides Sixth 2022 do not impact impairment ratings.


1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

1. Summarize history, founding principles, and practical application of the AMA Guides
2. Describe the importance of using evidence-based medicine and science to provide accurate impairment ratings
3. Identify the elements of impairment rating reporting requirements and testimony in legal proceedings


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Medical Knowledge

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit



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