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185378 - ReturnToWork GP: Work Injury Insurance

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
2 hours

Have you ever had to manage a patient resistant to returning to work?
Do you avoid work injury insurance patients?
Do you find it difficult to coach your patients to their best health outcomes?
Would you like a clinical support service to assist you with your work injured patients?

If you answered yes to any of the above then the ReturnToWorkGP free online course is for you.

ReturnToWorkGP helps busy GPs with practical strategies for effective coaching and counselling, including how to recognise and address barriers to recovery and psychosocial factors.

Developed by ReturnToWorkSA in partnership with ModMed, this self-directed online course also covers navigating the Return to Work Scheme, completing the Work Capacity Certificate and understanding the support services available to enable their patients to successfully transition back into work, sooner.  

Relevance to General Practice

GPs play an essential role in supporting and coaching patients through their return to work journey. 

ReturnToWorkGP has been designed to provide GPs, registrars, practice nurses and practice managers with the skills, tools and knowledge to help guide and progress your patients’ recovery and return to work.  

Learning outcomes
  • Describe the health benefits of work
  • Utilise effective strategies to support patients return to work
  • Navigate, access services and meet the requirements of the Return to Work Scheme
  • Adopt a biopsychosocial approach when treating patients.
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    • Communication is clear, respectful, empathic and appropriate to the person and their sociocultural context

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Comprehensive and holistic management plans are developed collaboratively

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The impacts of the social determinants of health are identified and addressed

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    • Professional knowledge and skills are reviewed and developed

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    • Medico-legal requirements are integrated into accurate documentation

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Occupational medicine
    Partnering organisations


    185378 - ReturnToWork GP: Work Injury Insurance
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    2 hours
    Start Date
    End Date
    CPD Points
    4 cpd
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