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Earn up to 42.5 Continuing Education Credits



Almost 3 times CHEAPER than the average industry price per credit with the WORLD PASS


1) Case Manager (CCMC), 2) Dieticians (CDR), 3) Disability Management Specialists (CDMS Commission), 4) Health Care Executives (ACHE), 5) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (NBCC), 6) Nurses (ANCC), 7) Occupational Therapists (American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.), 8) Physical Therapists (Federated State Boards of Physical Therapy), 9) Physicians (ACCME), 10) Physician Assistants (ACCME), 11) Psychologists (APA Division 22 Accreditation), 12) Rehabilitative Counselors (CRCC), 13) Social Workers (NASW), 14) Speech-Language Professionals (ASHA), 15) Texas Physical Therapists (Texas Physical Therapy Association).

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Earn continuing education credits by participating in:

  • instructional courses
  • specialty workshops (excluding the Early Career Development Course)
  • plenary sessions
  • symposia
  • award lectures
  • moderated panel discussions
  • lecture luncheons
  • some special events as noted



The WORLD PASS includes CME/CEU processing. CME/CEU processing is also included in most Pre-Conference courses, as noted.



Other Professionals

  • A general participant certificate is also available for other conference attendees indicating the number of education credits earned.
  • This form may be submitted to organizations or professional accrediting bodies as proof of attendance.


Canada Physicians CME

The ACRM Annual Conference provides Section 1 Credit, Accredited Group Learning, as recognized by the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada. This Conference is produced by ACRM, a physician organization, through Joint Providership with the Firm, Inc., an Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) accredited provider.



Session Evaluation and Continuing Education Certificates

  • Simple online submission
  • Credits/Hours/Units are correlated to the attended conference hours and the requirements of the specific accrediting organizations
  • A single small processing fee entitles attendees to all certificates for which they qualify
  • Certificates will be awarded to those participants who attend the conference, pay the processing fee and complete an online session evaluation by 22 December 2016.

Credit is only given to attendees that successfully complete the entire course and evaluate the course.  The maximum contact hours earned is 42.5.  The credit amount will vary depending on the CE approver.

ACRM Educational Conference session evaluations are electronic.  After the conference you will receive an email with a link to the evaluation system.  Please click on the link and begin to evaluate each session you attended.  There will be separate evaluations for the Pre Conference and the Core Conference.

When you are finished, you’ll be directed to evaluate the overall conference.  Your opinion is important to us!

After you have completed the session evaluations and the overall conference evaluation, an email will be automatically generated to you.  In that email, you will be able to click on the link and print your certificate.  Remember that the site is automatically calculating your credit.  If you miss evaluating a session you attended, you will be a credit short!  Also, occasionally your email invitation goes to spam, please check there if you have not received the link to evaluate in a timely way. Please contact Kim Ruff at (217) 753-1190 or email with questions.



Interprofessional exchange, interaction, and cooperation are the cornerstones of optimal patient care. Educational opportunities that promote interprofessional learning and collaboration are needed to advance clinical and scientific research and its subsequent translation to clinical practice.

The ACRM 93rd Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research (PIRR) provides that opportunity by bringing together both researchers and clinicians working in the various fields of rehabilitation medicine, including

  • physiatrists
  • physicians
  • physical therapists
  • occupational therapists
  • speech-language professionals
  • psychologists
  • rehabilitation nurses
  • case managers
  • rehabilitation counselors
  • disability specialists
  • healthcare executives
  • dietitians
  • other professionals

Interdisciplinary exchange, interaction, and cooperation are the cornerstones of optimal patient care. Educational opportunities that promote interprofessional learning and collaboration are needed to advance clinical and scientific research and its subsequent translation to clinical practice.

The Firm, Inc. in cooperation with ACRM will accredit these activities for continuing education credits for health professionals on the rehabilitation team. 

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. List current and future research in rehabilitation medicine.
  2. Discuss recent research findings and their potential impact on the clinical care of rehabilitation patients.
  3. Apply evidence-based knowledge and skills to enhancing patient care.
  4. Identify strengths and weaknesses in evidence-based treatment approaches to rehabilitation medicine.
  5. Cite fundamental issues in ethics, cultural diversity, and evidence-based practices as applied to rehabilitation medicine.


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Disclosure Statement

As an ACCME accredited provider, it is the policy of the Institute for Medical Studies (IMS) to require faculty participating in this activity to disclose any relationship they may have with the commercial supporters of this activity or with any other commercial organizations. The staff of IMS has no financial interest or other relationships to disclose. *All maximum approved hours are subject to change and will be finalized based on the offerings at the live meeting.



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