A US internet-based accredited medical education (CME) for physicians and other clinicians on the topic of disability prevention.
Support and resources for people living with long term pain
Reviews and guidelines for return to work:
Facilitators and Barriers to Return to Work: A Literature Review
LaTrobe University review of research on what helps and hinders return to work
Introduction to ACOEM’s New Work Disability Prevention Guideline: “Preventing Needless Work Disability by Helping People Stay Employed”
A background and introduction to the college guideline from Jennifer Christian, MD, MPH
Preventing injury, illness and disability at work: what works and how do we know? (Canadian institute for work and health)
Information on preventing injury, illness and disability, with a focus on ergonomic, psychosocial and work-organisational factors.
Return to Work is good medicine (Canada - WorkSafe BC)
Concise background information on return to work, the important issues to consider, and some contact points for further information.
Helping patients return to work (Canadian Medical Association)
Information on the context in which return to work commonly occurs, and the development of the CMA return to work policy.
Treat (WorkCover South Australia)
A resource providing best practice information on workers compensation, the acute/subacute phase of soft tissue injuries, and the prevention of chronic injuries.
Ontario Medical Association position in support of timely return to work programs and the role of the primary care physician.
A position paper endorsing the importance of return to work programs and identifying the importance of the treating practitioner in return to work management.
Preventing Needless Work Disability by Helping People Stay Employed (ACOEM)
The importance of the stay at work/return to work process in preventing disability.
Outcome measures (TAC)
Diagnostic tools and/or systems to measure performance, ability or function of patients.