Pre-Conference Program

PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES >>

COGNITIVE REHABILITATION TRAINING >>

ACBIS TRAINING COURSE >>

EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSE >>

RIC LECTURE & TOUR >>


 

Pre-Conference Sessions Detail

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IN-DEPTH PRE-CONFERENCE PROGRAM

30 OCT - 1 NOV

Choose between dozens of half- and full-day, in-depth Instructional Courses and specialized workshops on a wide variety of topics and diagnoses. Register for a single day or all three. CME/CEUs included for your choice of 15 disciplines.

Who Should Attend?

Pre-Conference Courses are ideal for busy, local professionals who can't get away for the full conference, but need to stay current on the latest rehabilitation research. They're also perfect for Core Conference attendees who want to earn the maximum number of CME/CEUs available.

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The WORLD PASS registration option bundles many of your conference favorites into one LOW price, including access to ALL THREE days of Instructional Courses. If you plan to attend the CORE Conference and at least ONE Instructional Course, the WORLD PASS is the best value. Save nearly 50% off—as low as $599/student member. Learn More >>

 

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1 DAY: $199 // 3 DAYS: ONLY $399

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PRE-CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

Pre-Conference Overview

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INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES

FOCUS AREA ABBREVIATIONS: AN: Arts & Neuroscience, BI: Brain Injury, CAN: Cancer, CC: Cross-Cutting, CP: Clinical Practice, DI: Diagnosis Independent, GER: Geriatric Rehabilitation, INT: International, MES: Measurement, MIL: Military/VA, ND: Neurodegenerative Diseases, NP: Neuroplasticity, PAIN: Pain Rehabilitation, PED: Pediatric Rehabilitation, POL: Health Policy & Legislation, SCI: Spinal Cord Injury, ST: Stroke, TEC: Technology

 

SUN 30 OCT // 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

 

SUN 30 OCT // 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

 

SUN 30 OCT // 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

 

SUN 30 OCT // 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 

MON 31 OCT // 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

MON 31 OCT // 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

 

MON 31 OCT // 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 


FOCUS AREA ABBREVIATIONS: AN: Arts & Neuroscience, BI: Brain Injury, CAN: Cancer, CC: Cross-Cutting, CP: Clinical Practice, DI: Diagnosis Independent, GER: Geriatric Rehabilitation, INT: International, MES: Measurement, MIL: Military/VA, ND: Neurodegenerative Diseases, NP: Neuroplasticity, PAIN: Pain Rehabilitation, PED: Pediatric Rehabilitation, POL: Health Policy & Legislation, SCI: Spinal Cord Injury, ST: Stroke, TEC: Technology


 

TUE 1 NOV // 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

 

TUE 1 NOV // 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

 

TUE 1 NOV // 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

 

FOCUS AREA ABBREVIATIONS: AN: Arts & Neuroscience, BI: Brain Injury, CAN: Cancer, CC: Cross-Cutting, CP: Clinical Practice, DI: Diagnosis Independent, GER: Geriatric Rehabilitation, INT: International, MES: Measurement, MIL: Military/VA, ND: Neurodegenerative Diseases, NP: Neuroplasticity, PAIN: Pain Rehabilitation, PED: Pediatric Rehabilitation, POL: Health Policy & Legislation, SCI: Spinal Cord Injury, ST: Stroke, TEC: Technology


 

ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual coverTWO-DAY COGNITIVE REHABILITATION TRAINING #868

31 OCT – 1 NOV

Based on the ACRM Cognitive Rehabilitation Manual: Translating Evidence-Based Recommendations into Practice, this introductory training teaches evidence-based interventions for impairment of:

  • Executive functions
  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Hemispatial neglect
  • Social communication

The two-day workshop, led by authors of the Manual, provides an extraordinary opportunity to learn evidence-based cognitive rehabilitation strategies from leading researchers and clinicians in the field. A print copy of the Manual is included (a $150 Value!) Eligible for 12.5 hours of CE.

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ACBIS TRAINING COURSE #847

31 OCT – 1 NOV

The Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS) provides the opportunity to learn important information about brain injury, to demonstrate learning in a written examination, and to earn a nationally recognized credential.

The official ACBIS training is offered to prepare both direct care staff and professionals working in brain injury services to sit for the certification exam. It is intended for paraprofessionals and professionals at all levels who want a strong foundation in the best practices in brain injury rehabilitation.

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EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSE #1134

1 NOV

The Early Career Development Course is a perennial conference favorite developed by the ACRM Early Career Networking Group. It provides an ideal venue for connecting with seasoned professionals who can answer your questions and guide you on your path to success.With particular focus on career development issues relevant to early career researchers, this full-day pre-conference course comprises didactic presentation, panel discussion, one-on-one networking, and small group discussions. This full-day course is not eligible for continuing education credit.

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AbilityLab

RIC LECTURE & TOUR

Re-Imagining Rehabilitation Care and Research at AbilityLab: The Future of RIC #843

1 NOV

LOCATION: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
345 E. Superior Street, Chicago (2-mile independent commute)

Be among the very first to hear about a new and innovative model of care that will transform how we talk about rehabilitation. This off-site lecture and tour will teach participants about cutting-edge concepts developed at RIC that integrate research directly into clinical practice. By literally breaking down the walls between science and clinical care, the Ability Institute, RIC's new research hospital, is making a $550 million investment to change the way research is conducted, accelerate clinical breakthroughs, and improve patient outcomes.

Hear directly from the researchers and clinicians who built this advanced knowledge translation concept over the past 7 years, and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Joanne C. Smith, who will discuss how these innovations are being adopted in the new hospital. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the AbilityLab prototype on the 9th floor of RIC.

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*Although significant changes are not anticipated, all sessions, presenters and schedules post on this website are subject to change.