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OccuPro's FCE Course is heading to Chicago! (Nov. 4-6)

Aug 28, 2017

Sign up for our Chicago, IL Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Course and walk away with the knowledge to implement a legally defensible FCE approach all while learning the latest evidence based testing methodologies. Everyone who attends our November 4–6, 2017 course will also be able to plan, administer, and perform evidence based FCEs that exceed industry reliability and validity levels!

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Course Schedule

Day 1: Focuses on the foundation of performing FCEs, how to market and grow your FCE program, setting up your FCE testing space, and how to determine Consistency of Effort and Reliability of Pain.

Day 2: Focuses on the interview process, job demands analysis, musculoskeletal testing, impairment ratings, upper extremity and balance testing, non-material handling.

Day 3: Includes occasional, frequent, and constant material handling testing, climbing testing, sitting and standing tolerances, and performing a hands on FCE for certification.

Course Instructor

Eric Ahonen, ATC, LAT, CFCE

Eric Ahonen, ATC, LAT, CFCE

Mr. Ahonen has performed thousands of functional capacity evaluations throughout his career and has taught clinicians worldwide how to perform legally defensible FCEs. Prior to joining OccuPro, Eric was a Senior Industrial Rehab Specialist for a large private practice company in the Midwest. In this role he performed functional capacity evaluations, return-to-work rehabilitation, and work hardening/conditioning evaluations/treatment planning.

Eric's extensive background within the workers' compensation and disability arena, as well as his published work on FCEs, brings content to his FCE course that helps new and seasoned FCE testers grow their practice. Eric’s passion and years of experience make him an asset for anyone looking to build a successful FCE program. Clinicians from around the world come to Eric's FCE course to learn the latest evidence based FCE testing methodologies and his fun demeanor makes for a great learning environment.


November 4–6, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Courtyard Chicago O'Hare
2950 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018
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Course Approval

OccuPro' meets the highest standard of continuing education course approval and providing professionals with continuing education units. This course has been approved throughout the United States by national and state organizations. For specifics on course approval, click here.

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