ACRM Distinguished Lecturer in Cancer Rehab & Suvivorship Care Award Winner

Congratulations to the 2017 ACRM Distinguished Lecturer in Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship Care Award Winner Dr. Michael Stubblefield!   "Dr. Stubblefield is an internationally renowned expert in cancer rehabilitation. He has led many important initiatives to advance the field." —Julie Silver, MD, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School; Associate Chair and Director of Cancer Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital...
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Excellence in Cancer Rehab Award Winner

  Congratulations to the 2017 Excellence in Cancer Rehabilitation Award Winner Dr. Nicole Stout!   Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA Program Director, Cancer Rehabilitation Initiative National Institutes of Health Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, is a renowned health care researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate. She currently serves as an executive consultant identifying innovative solutions in health care...
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Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Winner

ACRM Congratulates ACRM / National Stroke Association Award for Excellence in Post-Acute Stroke Winner Dr. Leora R. Cherney FRI 27 OCT // 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Leora R. Cherney, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS Coleman Foundation Chair and Scientific Chair, Think and Speak Lab, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Dr. Cherney will present an award lecture on Friday...
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Mitchell Rosenthal Mid-Career Award Winner

Congratulations to Kristen Dams-O'Connor The ACRM Awards Committee is pleased to honor Kristen Dams-O'Connor, PhD, with the 2017 Mitchell Rosenthal Mid-Career Award in recognition of her leadership and contributions to the field of rehabilitation research. Dr. Dams-O’Connor is Director of the Brain Injury Research Center of Mount Sinai and Associate Professor in the Departments of...
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Dynamic Neuro-Cognitive Imagery Training for Enhancing Motor Performance in People With Parkinson’s Disease #309187

  TUES 24 OCT // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Neurodegenerative Disease (e.g. MS, Parkinson’s disease) Secondary Content Focus: Geriatric Rehabilitation This instructional course will present evidence supporting the use of imagery (e.g., motor imagery practice and dynamic neuro-cognitive imagery; DNI) interventions to improve motor and non-motor function in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)....
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Beyond Acute Care: Promoting Self-Management and Empowering Clients to Live a Fuller Life #295894

  WED 25 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) Secondary Content Focus: Quality Improvement and Implementation Science The current healthcare environment and common approaches to rehabilitation do not emphasize training clients’ in self-management skills to promote continued recovery across the lifespan. Self-management programs...
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Management of Children With Upper and Lower Extremity Limb Deficiencies: Congenital and Acquired #297160

  WED 25 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Limb Restoration Secondary Content Focus: Pediatric Rehabilitation Children with upper and lower extremity limb deficiencies have impairments, injuries and associated anomalies that require treatment(s) coordinated by a specially trained multidisciplinary team. Members of the Limb Deficiency Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta will share...
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Integrating Feldenkrais® Concepts into Rehabilitation: A Systems Based Approach #300216

SAT 28 OCT PART 1  MORNING // 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM PART 2 AFTERNOON // 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Complementary Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine Secondary Content Focus: Cross-Cutting LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe basic concepts of the Feldenkrais Method® Analyze available neurophysiologic movement, alignment, motion through the adjacent segments and through the skeleton Discuss relationships...
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Brief PTSD Treatment in Rehabilitation Settings Using the “Battlefield Variant” Protocol #296808

  TUES 24 OCT // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) Secondary Content Focus: Military and Veterans Affairs Providing effective treatment for PTSD is challenging in any setting, but especially while deployed to an active war zone. While in Afghanistan, Moore abbreviated the standard...
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Programmatic Development: An Instructional Course and Workshop for Rehabilitation Clinicians and Physicians #284339

  WED 25 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) Secondary Content Focus: Quality Improvement and Implementation Science Skills in strategic planning and administration are extremely important when seeking to develop and maintain rehabilitation programs; however, education in these concepts is often...
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A Clinician’s Guide to Finding and Interpreting Data to Support Your Evidence-Based Practice #297052

  TUES 24 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) The course is open to any interested physicians, therapists, nurses, or other healthcare professionals who seek to learn how to find and interpret evidence to support clinical practice. Participants will demonstrate the ability...
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Neuromuscular Stimulation to Improve Function in Pediatrics #293316

  TUES 24 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Pediatric Rehabilitation Secondary Content Focus: Technology (e.g. robotics, assistive technology, mHealth) This course will review two modalities to help restore normal kinematics in children with motor dysfunction and help clinicians understand the risks, benefits, and indications for each. Clinicians will leave this course with...
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How Peers Can Be Integrated Into Rehabilitation Care Provision: Learn From a Peer Support Team #288094

  WED 25 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Spinal Cord Injury Secondary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) We will summarize research results validating the importance of peer mentorship and initiate discussion with participants on translating research findings into actionable items to impact current practice....
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Integrating Outcome Measurement into Clinical Practice #289945

  TUES 24 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Cross-cutting, Measurement Secondary Content Focus: Quality Improvement and Implementation Science Determining which rehabilitation outcome assessments to use is challenging. Some assessments are appropriate for a wide range of diagnostic groups and others are disease-specific. Some assessments are good for making a diagnosis, others are...
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Optimizing Transitions of Care in Stroke Rehabilitation, From Day One to Community Reintegration #293537

  WED 25 OCT // 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Stroke Secondary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) Tertiary Content Focus: Quality Improvement and Implementation Science Optimizing transitions of care for stroke survivors for at least a one year period of time has the potential to improve outcomes...
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Reducing the Likelihood of Post-Concussive Syndrome Through Effective Assessment, Education, and Treatment #294181

  TUES 24 OCT // 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM Primary Content Focus: Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development) Secondary Content Focus: Brain Injury Unlike moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI), recovery from mild TBI is not directly related to severity of injury. Recovery from concussion is related to pre and...
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