Our Advanced Functional Capacity Evaluation Course is designed for professionals who have experience performing FCEs and are interested in providing expert witness testimony, have had their FCEs questioned legally, and/or want to advance their testing skills. This course will outline the most recent evidence-based literature, discuss recent and important government legislation, outline legal precedent, and present the latest FCE research to expand your abilities. If you have ever been deposed, have had to speak with an attorney regarding your FCE, or have been asked to testify in a court of law, this course is a must!
Following the completion of this advanced course, you will be taught the latest national and international FCE research and will learn about the latest testing methodologies.
On day one of this course, the course instructor will go through FCE best practices, the various FCE methods on the market, discuss the research behind effort and pain, and go through the research associated with every part of your FCE. Day one also includes two advanced FCE case reviews.
On day two of this course, the instructors will outline employment law, ADA, ADAAA, FMLA, EEOC, and work comp laws affecting your FCE practice, He will discuss what constitutes a legally defensible FCE and will wrap up with discussions on depositions, expert witness testimony, and mock deposition.
The testing methodologies and research selected for this course are all public domain, have been peer reviewed/published, and are available within literature.
Satisfactory course completion as an assessment of learned outcomes includes: • Participation in the full 2 days of training • Demonstration of current evidence-based FCE testing methodology comprehension • Participation in the FCE case reviews