CME / CEUs 2020
400+ contact hours available

Earn credits through 30 JUNE 2021


Almost 3 times LESS EXPENSIVE than the average industry price per credit

ACRM 2020 Annual Virtual Conference General Certificate

Earn CME/CEUs in your choice of 13 disciplines or a Certificate of Attendance


Receive a general attendance certificate that may be submitted to organizations or professional accrediting bodies as proof of attendance. 

Faculty Disclosure Statements

To view our speaker disclosures please CLICK HERE>>

CME/CEU Processing

All registration options include continuing education processing for AS MANY credits as you want to earn before 30 June 2021.

Consistent with the ACRM commitment to provide high-quality, evidence-based educational opportunities to all members of the rehabilitation team, ACRM offers CME/CEU contact hours 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 (TBD)
  • 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 Pathologists (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 contact hours 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 40.50. The credit amount will vary depending on the accrediting body.

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 certificates@acrm.org 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 97th 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

Learning Objectives

Educational Level

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

Speech/Language Pathology

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

This course is registered for up to 41.7 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level; Professional Area).

An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Registry fees are paid directly to the ASHA National Office. For questions about ASHA CEUs and how they are earned and awarded, please contact ASHA CE directly at 301-296-8591 or continuinged@asha.org.

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

ACRM is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 00777. This live event is offered at 41.7 CEUs [mixed educational levels]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

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 and the American Congress of Rehabilitative Medicine. 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 417.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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

Firm Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 417.0 contact hours.

Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

By attending the 97th ACRM Annual Conference offered by ACRM participants may earn up to 417.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.


This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietic Registration for 40.0 CPEUs.

Case Managers

This program has been pre-approved by Commission for Case Manager Certification for Certified Disability Management Specialists to provide continuing education credit.

The course is approved for 40.0 CE contact hour(s). Activity Code: W2000458

Approval Number: 20200458

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 40.0 CE contact hour(s). Activity Code: C00043636  Approval #: 200138550

Rehabilitative Counselors

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification for continuing education credit.

This course is approved for 40.0 CE Contact hours. Approval # 60007927396

Rehabilitation Psychology

This conference includes 417.0 CE.  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 www.div22.org.

Physical Therapists

APTA Georgia

The American Physical Therapy Association of Georgia has approved this virtual course for 417.0 Continuing Education Units.

Illinois Physical Therapy Association

The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association. According to the Rules for the Administration of the Illinois Physical Therapy Act (section 1340.61) published by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant applying for re-licensure in Illinois can earn a maximum of 50% of their required continuing education hours from self-study. The hours awarded for this course are designated for both traditional & self-study CE credit.

Texas Physical Therapy Association

The Texas Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 40 Continuing Education Units.

Ohio Physical Therapy Association

The Ohio Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for a maximum of 39.75 credits.

California Physical Therapy Association

The California Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 4.0 Continuing Education Units.

Physical Therapy

An application for PT credit has been submitted to New Jersey. All other states will receive a certificate of attendance.

Social Workers 


Certificate of Attendance


More information coming soon.

Questions?  Call:  +1.703.435.5335


ACRM 98th Annual Conference | Progress in Rehabilitation Research | VIRTUAL & IN-PERSON: DALLAS

CORE: 24 – 26 SEPT 2021 // PRE-CONFERENCE: 26 – 29 SEPT 2021

Facebook Icon  Twitter Icon  LinkedIn Icon  YouTube  Instagram Icon  Flickr Icon

* Although significant changes are not anticipated, the schedules, sessions, and presenters are subject to change.


ACRM | 11654 Plaza America Drive, Suite 535 | Reston, VA 20190-4700 | TEL: +1.703.435.5335 | FAX: +1.866.692.1619 | EMAIL: info@ACRM.org


Advertisements on this site do not constitute a guarantee or endorsement by the journal, association, or publisher of the quality or value of such product or of the claims made for it by its manufacturer