Library of Online CME, Videos & Tools


CME Credits Available (Free)

Note: L&I does not have a system for reprinting or retrieving certificates. We recommend that you print multiple copies of your certificate for your records or save it electronically.

As a public agency and an accredited provider of CME, Labor and Industries does not accept support or sponsorship from commercial interests, nor are they involved in any part of CME activities. All CME contributors must disclose any relationship with commercial parties, and must be free of any real or potential conflicts of interest. This policy applies regardless of the CME topic and format.

This library of quick reference videos and publications provides busy clinicians with 24/7 information on-demand. Free CME credits are available to anyone for successful completion of these online CME activities. All are welcome to receive CME credit for this activity, including those who are outside of Washington state and outside of the United States.

L&I Publications

L&I Online videos

Expand/collapse Spinal Impairment Rating

After watching this series of videos, viewers should be able to:

  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of treating (attending) providers and consulting doctors.
  • Define terms commonly used in workers' compensation
  • Discuss the process for evaluating and rating permanent impairment of the spine.

Parts 1 & 2 (2 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit)

NOTE: You will need to reference the Medical Examiners' Handbook to complete this training. Please print a copy if you need one.
Adobe PDF file Medical Examiners' Handbook F252-001-000 (3.22 MB)


A. Overview, Billing and Documentation (2 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

B. Lumbar Spine (2 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

C. Cervical Spine (2 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™)

Agency Medical Directors' Group Opioid Guideline

2015 Interagency Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Pain (

Non-CME courses and tools

  • ICD-10 presentation Webinar - Tune in here as L&I staff walk medical providers, employers and others through the basics of ICD-10. The video presentation is designed to help customers understand the impacts of the new coding system.
  • Doctors play a key role in return to work — A three-minute video on helping injured workers' return to their jobs as soon as medically possible; an occupational medicine physician explains.
  • Accessing Medical Claim Files from the State Fund — The medical claim file is now available to authorized IME examiners on our secure Claim & Account Center (CAC) system. When and IME is scheduled the claim and IME provider number are used by the claim manager to grant temporary access to the file. Once the IME report or addendum is received, access is revoked.

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