#847 CERTIFICATION BRAIN INJURY SPECIALIST
Official ACBIS Training Course
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.
ACBIS offers a voluntary national certification program for both direct care staff and professionals working in brain injury services. The Certification requires demonstration of learning, through its examination, in the following domains:
- TBI and diagnostic imaging
- Medical, physical, cognitive, neurobehavioral, and psychosocial consequences of injury
- TBI in pediatrics and adolescents, as well as aging with a brain injury
- Concussions and mTBI, as well as disorders of consciousness
- Rehabilitation philosophy, outcome measurement, and care management
- Effect of injuries on families
- Cultural, gender, and sexuality issues
- Military populations
- Participation and return to work
This is the official ACBIS Course for preparation for the CBIS Exam, which will be offered at the end of Day 2 of the training for those who have been predetermined as eligible to sit for the exam. Join more than 6,000 Certified Brain Injury Specialists worldwide and enjoy the support of the Academy offering brain injury education CEUs.
The ACBIS training and certification exam are intended for paraprofessionals and professionals at all levels who want a strong foundation in the best practices in brain injury rehabilitation.
This official ACBIS instructional course is designed to prepare them to take the certification examination. To obtain CBIS (certification), candidates must complete the required work experience and training and pass an examination. Please see “CBIS Requirements” below for important information about the application process.
31 OCT – 1 NOV // 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Preceding the ACRM 2016 Annual Conference
Hilton Chicago: 720 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL, USA
REGISTER for this course as a PRE-CONFERENCE Event in the ACRM online registration system or by calling +1.703.435.5335.
$449/ student members // $499/ members for a short time
NOTE: The Hilton/ACRM Discounted Room Block is more than 90% full. If online registration shows unavailability for part of your stay, please CALL +1.855.760.0869 for assistance and give the agent BOOKING CODE: ACRM to ensure you receive the lowest rate.
Discounted rooms are now also available at two nearby overflow hotels.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The ACBIS training and certification exam are intended for paraprofessionals and professionals at all levels who want a strong foundation in the best practices in brain injury rehabilitation. This official ACBIS instructional course is designed to prepare them to take the certification examination. Applicants may also elect to prepare for the exam through self-study.
In order to maintain their CBIS certification, practitioners must complete 10 hours of continuing education that is specific to brain injury each year. Brain injury serving organizations value hiring and training CBIS certified staff, because it allows them to work with and promote their clinicians who understand the unique needs of persons recovering from brain injury and staying abreast of current resources in the field.
To obtain CBIS, candidates must complete the required work experience and training and pass an examination. Participants who wish to sit for the proctored certification exam immediately following the training, must apply for testing no later than 17 October.
IMPORTANT: CLICK HERE for important information
on the eligibility requirements and the application process
for taking the examination and becoming a CBIS.
The latest edition of the Essential Brain Injury Guide (EBIG 5.0) supports preparation for the new certification test to be administered and is available separately for purchase. Learn More >>>