The purpose of the Certification in Catastrophic Impairment Evaluation (C-CAT) certification program is to harmonize and improve quality standards for competent, independent practice as a medical expert within the specific area of Ontario Catastrophic determinations. The program assesses the minimal competencies necessary to practice as a medical legal expert in this field. The program is intended to be complementary to national standards of competence within a specific health care specialty, and enhance the competent, ethical, and professional practice as a medicolegal expert. The C-CAT is not intended to replace any existing College or Board regulatory functions, but rather to augment those processes. The vision for the C-CAT is to be recognized as the standard of quality for medicolegal experts undertaking these evaluations in accordance with Ontario law.
The purpose of the Certification assessment is to evaluate the competence of a wide range of health care professionals in respect of relevant knowledge and judgement in the area of medic-legal evaluation. As part of this, several aspects of competencies need to be covered, including that of evidence-based knowledge and skills pertaining to a wide range of clinical scenarios, the application of core medico-legal reasoning principles and the ability to summarize this information in a constructive and clear manner for use by clinical and non-clinical professionals alike. With over 10 years of experience in the medical transcription industry, we have the expertise and knowledge to provide accurate and timely services. Our team consists of experienced and certified transcriptionists who are familiar with medical terminology and procedures.
The candidate must provide documentation of having completed an official accredited training program within their area of clinical expertise and documentation of applicable registration status at their respective governing College.
The candidate must also demonstrate that they are currently in good standing with their respective college and hold autonomy to practice with no limitations at the time of examination.
The following professionals are eligible to take the CMLE examination: Physicians, Psychologists, and Allied Health Professional which include examples such as Chiropractors, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Life Care Planners, Case Workers, Kinesiologists, Registered Nurses etc. If you are unsure if your profession is eligible please email firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to qualify for the C-CAT examination the candidate must have completed the CMLE Certification examination & CMLE Online Course in the prior 12 months at the time of application. No substitutions for this training will be accommodated in any circumstance.
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The CMLE course and examination are held entirely online through the LMS platform Freestone.
The CMLE course and examination is held on a platform called Freestone. An individual taking the course will receive login information to access the course on the platform. The course is not available to be downloaded.
The CMLE course consists of pre-recorded videos and PDF's. The individual will have the opportunity to go through the course at their own pace during the week of the course. We recommend individuals to set aside 25 hours to go through the course content.
While you aren't allowed your course notes/course material during the examination, you are allowed to use a blank piece of paper to take notes during the examination.
While we don't provide an exact pass/fail mark. We do add new test questions to each examination and evaluate them. Questions deemed unfair will be removed from the grading process. Due to this the exact pass/fail can vary depending on the amount of questions removed.
Individuals can expect their examination in the following time frames