Physician learning modules

These short, interactive modules offer practical information about working with the WSIB and achieving the best possible outcomes for patients with work-related injury or illness. Physicians can earn Mainpro+ credits from the College of Family Physicians of Canada by completing each module. This one-credit –per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the  Ontario Chapter for up to 1 Mainpro+ credits.

Each module will launch in a new browser window. Audio narration will play automatically for each screen. If you use a screen reader program like JAWS, ZoomText or Dragon Naturally Speaking, turn on your screen reader  and  turn off the course audio by confirming your choice at the accessibility slide found in each module.

1. Introduction to the WSIB (15 minutes, 0.25 Mainpro+ credits)

In this module you will learn:

  • How work can impact patient health
  • The principles of workplace insurance
  • The role of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)

2. Form 8: clinical highlights (15 minutes, 0.25 Mainpro+ credits)

  • In this module you will learn:
  • How to describe a mechanism of injury
  • An approach to providing functional abilities
  • The value of discussing return to work with patients

3. Billing: registration and patient care (15 minutes, 0.25 Mainpro+ credits)

In this module you will learn:

  • How to register with the WSIB
  • How to bill for the care of patients with work-related injury or illness
  • When to bill the WSIB directly for patient care

4. Billing: forms and other communications (15 minutes, 0.25 Mainpro+ credits)

In this module you will learn:

  • How to bill for filling out WSIB forms
  • How to bill for reports and photocopies requested by the WSIB
  • How to bill for phone calls from the WSIB

If you require these modules or information in an alternative format, please contact us at accessibility@wsib.on.ca

Have inquiries  or comments?  Email: wsibcomm@wsib.on.ca.

Disclaimer

This resource contains the views and opinions regarding the interpretation of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) Schedule of Benefits (Schedule).  Readers are advised that the ultimate authority in matters of interpretation and payment of insured services (as well as determination of what constitutes an uninsured service) are in the purview of the government via the General Manager of OHIP.  WSIB assumes no responsibility for any discrepancies or differences of interpretation of the Schedule, any applicable law, or regulation with the Government of Ontario including but not limited to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  Readers are advised to contact their regional OHIP office to request written interpretations and any billing related information.