2017 Annual Conference
QUALITY Content for the Whole REHAB Team
The ACRM Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research #PIRR2017
RETURNING in 2017 ...
IN A NUTSHELL ...
The ACRM Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) brings together an inter-professional mix of rehabilitation professionals from around the world to learn about cutting-edge research and its translation into clinical practice to improve the quality of life experienced by people with disabilities.
NONSTOP CONTENT for 18 Focus Areas
Build a diverse personal itinerary by selecting educational sessions from any of the following focus areas, or choose 3 days of NONSTOP content focused on a single diagnosis. YOU pick the content that's right for you.
Programming by focus area:
- Brain Injury
- Cancer Rehabilitation
- Clinical Practice
- Complementary, Integrative Rehabilitation
- Geriatric Rehabilitation
- Health/disability policy, ethics, advocacy
- Limb Restoration Rehabilitation
- Military and Veterans Affairs
- Neurodegenerative disease (e.g., MS, Parkinson's disease)
- Neuroplasticity (includes neuroscience)
- Pediatric Rehabilitation
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Arts & Neuroscience
- Technology (e.g., prosthetics/orthotics, robotics, assistive technology)
- PLUS cross-cutting topics spanning multiple focus areas
As the largest interdisciplinary conference in the world for rehabilitation research, ACRM:
- Brings together all members of the rehabilitation team for PEER-TO-PEER learning at its best
- Provides a platform for critical INTERDISCIPLINARY exchange
- Translates and disseminates the LATEST RESEARCH findings
- BRIDGES THE GAP between Research and Practice
- Promotes a COLLABORATIVE & INCLUSIVE culture
- Informs EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE and standards
- Provides CONTINUING EDUCATION credit for 15 disciplines
All rehabilitation professionals, administrators, and caregivers who need to know about the latest advances in research and its impact on evidence-based practice.
- Case Managers
- Clinical Epidemiologists
- Clinical Researchers
- Movement and exercise specialists
- Occupational Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Recreational Therapists
- Rehabilitation Nurses
- Rehabilitation Psychologists
- Rehabilitation/Academic Researchers
- Speech-Language Professionals
- Students/postdoctoral Fellows
- All members of the Rehabilitation Team
*Although significant changes are not anticipated, schedules, sessions, and presenters posted on this website are subject to change.