Webinar IV: Rating Impairments for the Back and Other Unspecified Conditions


9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

In part four of our series on impairment rating under the AMA Guides, Dr. Edward Dagher will explore rating using the Washington Category Rating System including neck (cervical) and back (thoraco-lumbar) impairment.

Participants will:

  • Understand differences between the Guides and the Washington Category Rating System, and how the ratings differ.
  • Understand the conditions the must be rated using the Washington Category Rating System.
  • Understand proper use of the Washington Category Rating System.
  • Understand how to review an IME and when to request clarification.

About Dr. Dagher:

Dr. Dagher specializes in Physiatry and has been in active practice since 1998. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. Dagher holds a number of different professional designations.

Continuing Education

2 credit hours for the Washington Workers' Compensation Professional (WWCP) designation have been awarded; CEU credits from L&I are pending application.

Interested in viewing in person?

Webinars I-IV will be broadcast from the WSIA office in Olympia
Registered participants are welcome to attend with Dr. Dagher live in our training room

Complete registration as normal, but e-mail Kari Heinold to reserve your seat at the office