Diploma in Disability Assessment Medicine
The Diploma in Disability Assessment Medicine (DDAM) is a qualification introduced by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1999 for doctors who wish to demonstrate a level of proficiency in disability assessment medicine.
You can get more details – including the diploma regulations, reading list and guidance notes for candidates – from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
The availability of DDAM courses varies each year.
National Education Programme for General Practitioners (GPs) – Health and work in general practice
The half day “Health and work in general practice” workshop is designed to increase the knowledge, skills and confidence of GPs in dealing with clinical issues relating to work and health. It ensures that GPs are aware of their responsibilities in this area and enables them to manage work and health issues in their patient population.
- Health and work in general practice (Royal College of General Practitioners)
Health e-Working – package of e-learning modules for those in primary and secondary care
The Health e-Working e-learning modules are designed to support GPs in their everyday practice, and illustrate how other health professionals can incorporate work and health issues into the daily management of patients.
The Health e-Working resources includes Primary and Secondary Care modules:
Healthy Working UK provides doctors and other health professionals with timely access to information, guidance and training on the management of health and work.
The Faculty of Occupational Medicine website has details of some courses – or you can search online using “DDAM” and “courses” as keywords to obtain a current list.