November 2-4 | Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Course | Los Angeles, CA

We're Bringing FCE Training to Los Angeles, CA!

Sep 25, 2018

Our Functional Capacity Evaluation Certification Course is headed to Los Angeles, CA, November 2–4, 2018! Join Eric Ahonen, ATC, LAT, CFCE in a class designed for professionals who are looking to implement a legally defensible FCE approach and learn the latest evidence based FCE testing methodologies. Upon course completion, attendees will 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

  • The foundation of performing FCEs
  • How to market and grow your FCE program
  • Setting up your FCE testing space
  • How to determine Consistency of Effort and Reliability of Pain

Day 2

  • The interview process
  • Job Demands Analysis
  • Musculoskeletal Testing
  • Impairment Ratings
  • Upper Extremity and Balance Testing
  • Non-Material Handling

Day 3

  • Occasional Material Handling Testing
  • Frequent Material Handling Testing
  • Constant Material Handling Testing
  • Climbing Testing
  • Sitting and Standing Tolerances
  • Perform 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 2–4, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
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Residence Inn By Marriott LAX/Century Boulevard
5933 W. Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Course Approval

We meet the highest standard of continuing education course approval and providing professionals with continuing education units (CEUs). This course has been approved throughout the United States by national and state organizations.

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