CME / CEUs 2019
Earn up to 42.75 continuing education credits

Almost 3 times CHEAPER than the average industry price per credit


CME/CEU Processing

All registration options includes CE processing.

Consistent with the ACRM commitment to provide high-quality, evidence-based educational opportunities to all members of the rehabilitation team, ACRM offers CME/CEU credits in your choice of 13 disciplines, including:

  • Certified Case Managers (CCMC)
  • Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)
  • Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
  • Massage Therapists (NCBTMB)
  • Nurses (ANCC)
  • Occupational Therapists (AOTA)
  • Physical Therapists (FSBPT, and other states)
  • Physicians (ACCME Includes Canada Physicians and Physician Assistants)
  • Registered Dietitians (CDR)
  • Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCC)
  • Rehabilitation Psychologist (APA Division 22)
  • Social Workers (NASW)
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Therapists (ASHA)

Other Professionals

A general Certificate of Attendance 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.

Earn continuing education credits by participating in:

  • Instructional Courses
  • Specialty workshops
  • Plenary presentations
  • Symposia
  • Award lectures
  • Moderated panel discussions
  • Lecture luncheons
  • Some special events as noted


Session Evaluation and Continuing Education Certificates

Credit is only given to attendees who successfully complete the entire course and evaluate the course.  The maximum contact hours earned is 42.75.  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 evaluate each session you attended. You will then be directed to evaluate the overall conference. Upon completion, a link to print your certificate will be auto-generated and emailed to you. Remember that the site is automatically calculating your credit. If you miss evaluating a session you attended, you will be a credit short!

Occasionally the email invitation to evaluate sessions goes to spam. If you have not received the link to evaluate in a timely manner, please check your spam/junk folders. Please email with questions.


Evaluation Deadlines

  • ASHA Credits – Evaluation of the sessions attended must be completed by 16 December to claim certificates for ASHA credit.
  • All Other CME/CEUs – Evaluation of the sessions attended must be completed by 8 February to claim certificates.



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 96th 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

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.

Accreditation Statements


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
This course is offered for 5.25 ASHA CEUs (various level, related area).


Physicians, Physician Assistants, Canada Physicians and Chiropractors

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the New Jersey of Academy of Family Physicians, the Firm, and ACRM. The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 42.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


FIRM, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on accreditation.

FIRM, Inc. is awarding up to 42.75 contact hours for the successful completion of this continuing education activity.

This Conference is approved for 42.5 hours of continuing education. APA Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. APA Division 22 maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more information about Division 22 or to inquire about membership, please visit


Social Workers

NASW: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886724852- 1119) for 42.5 continuing education contact hours.

Rehabilitative Counselors

This conference has applied to The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) has pre-approved this live activity for a maximum of 42.00 clock hours. Approval # 60007913151

Case Managers

CCMC Approval Statement for certificate of completion:

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 35 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: C00039689 Approval Number: 190004214

To claim these CEs, log into your CCMC Dashboard at

To claim these credits, please complete the evaluations on the app and request a Certificate of Attendance. Email the certificate to, and note that you are seeking CCMC credits.

CDMS has approved this activity for 35 credit hours. To claim these credits, please complete the evaluations on the app and request a Certificate of Attendance. Email the certificate to, and note that you are seeking CDMS credits.

Healthcare Executives (FACHE)

By attending the 2019 ACRM 96th Annual Conference offered by the American Congress on Rehabilitation Medicine, participants may earn up to 42.75 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

Occupational Therapists

This course has been approved for up to 4.3 AOTA CEUs and 42.75 contact hours. The assignments of AOTA CEUs don’t imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


ACRM is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Registered dietitians (RDs) and dietetic technicians, registered (DTRs) will receive up to 42.50 continuing professional education units (CPEUs) for completion of this program/material.


Massage Therapists

ACRM has been awarded 42.75 CEs by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB).

Physical Therapists

Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) has approved this activity for 20 credits (not including the preconference).

(Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming)

Texas: This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 20.50 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

Washington: This activity has been approved by the Washington Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 42.75 credits for PTs and PTAs.

Massachusetts: This activity has been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 42.75 credits for PTs and PTAs.

Alabama: This activity has been approved by the Alabama Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 42.75 credits for PTs and PTAs.

Pending Accreditation

Physical Therapists

ACRM has applied for contact hours to the Physical Therapy Boards for Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Ohio.

Social Workers

ACRM has applied for contact hours to the Social Worker Board for Texas.


ASHA is also pending. If you are seeking ASHA credits, please request a Certificate of Attendance and email it to Please be sure to mention which type of credit you are seeking. Once a determination has been made, we will be in touch.

If you are seeking credits for any of these, please request a Certificate of Attendance and email it to Please be sure to mention which type of credit you are requesting. Once we hear about the status, we will let you know.

Please note that it could be a few weeks before we have a determination.

Thank you for your patience.

Questions?  Call:  +1.703.435.5335


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