About the ACRM Spring MeetingWoman on Laptop

The Spring Meeting is host to the ACRM Training Institute, providing rehabilitation researchers and clinicians seeking CME/CEUs with exciting opportunities for in-depth training and the translation of evidence-based knowledge into clinical practice.

Choose from ten courses and earn a Certificate of Attendance and/or up to 20 contact hours of Continuing Education credit in your choice of 13 disciplines.

The ACRM Spring Meeting is also a venue for networking and collaborating within the ACRM interdisciplinary community groups and committees. Come find your tribe, contribute to the field, and become a member of this vibrant and welcoming community. These groups are the heart of ACRM, working to IMPROVE LIVES through rehabilitation research.

PRO members may join community group meetings free-of-charge and learn how to get involved — to help get the research into practice faster and move the rehabilitation field forward.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE SPRING MEETING?

The 2021 ACRM Training Institute offers registrants access to a selection of 10 engaging Instructional Courses, first presented at the ACRM Annual Conference. Registrants will receive advance access to view the pre-recorded course(s) and earn CME/CEUs at their convenience. Following the viewing of the pre-recorded content, at the scheduled date and time, registrants will join presenters online for a live video exchange and Q&A.

  1. NETWORKING & CONNECTIONS
  2. ACRM Leadership Development Course
  3. ACRM Community group meetings (ISIGs, Networking Groups, Task Forces)
  4. TEN In-depth Instructional Courses with CME/CEUs with LIVE discussion with the presenters
  5. LIVE discussion around the documentary film: “Picture a Scientist”
  6. ACRM Board of Governors meeting (by invitation only)

BEST VALUE

As low as $99/ 4-hour course

Ridiculously inexpensive? Yep. That’s because we believe in getting the research to practice ASAP. And we think that having a low-cost to attend is a good way to do that.

Rates as low as $99 for members.

We encourage you to register early!

WHO ATTENDS

You’re our people

ACRM is the leading non-profit association bringing together all members of the rehabilitation team to IMPROVE LIVES through interdisciplinary rehabilitation research. The ACRM Training Institute at the Spring Meeting brings everyone together for quality, evidence-based training, including physicians, therapists, pathologists, social workers, researchers, physiatrists, psychologists, nurses, and other rehab professionals. Whether you are a student, broadly exploring the field, or a seasoned professional, digging deep into topics of special interest—ACRM offers programming and networking opportunities second to none.

CME/CEUs

The 2021 ACRM Training Institute offers registrants access to a selection of 10 engaging Instructional Courses, first presented at the ACRM Annual Conference. Registrants will receive advance access to view the pre-recorded course(s) and earn CME/CEUs at their convenience. Following the viewing of the pre-recorded content, at the scheduled date and time, registrants will join presenters online for a live video exchange and Q&A. 

CME CEU Certificate

Two days-worth of continuing education with up to 20 contact hours CME/CEUs

More about continuing education >>

To earn CME/CEUs, attendees must watch the 2020 Annual Conference pre-recorded courses prior to the LIVE discussions

PICTURE A SCIENTIST

Save the dates & participate in this complimentary virtual screening of the new documentary film, PICTURE A SCIENTIST, exclusively for ACRM members from 12-18 March.

This event is open to all ACRM members. ACRM membership is required for film viewing. Click here to JOIN NOW >>

AGENDA

Ten 4-hour Instructional Courses are are on tap. Pop into ACRM community meetings before and / or after your course and introduce yourself. There is room for you at ACRM to help move rehabilitation forward and help elevate your career at the same time.

THU 18 MARCH 2021

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Program Committee Meeting (By invitation)

1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
ACRM Community Group Meetings

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Leadership Course:

IC 29: Defining Your Leadership Style for Authentic Leadership/What are Your strengths as a Leader

FRI 19 MARCH 2021

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
ACRM Community Group Meetings

10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Leadership Course:
Enabling Leadership in a Diverse Rehabilitation Community >>

5:15 PM – 8:00 PM
ACRM Community Group Meetings

SAT 20 MARCH 2021

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
ACRM Community Group Meetings

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ACRM Board of Governors Meeting (By invitation)

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
**To earn CME/CEUs, attendees must watch the 2020 Annual Conference pre-recorded courses prior to the LIVE discussions**


3:15 PM – 4:15 PM
Instructional Course Live Discussions:

IC3: The Nuts & Bolts of Wheelchair Setup & Skills: Optimizing Seating for Independence
IC5: A Guide to Best-Practice Interdisciplinary Goal Setting in Clinical Practice Presentation
IC23: Management of Vision Deficits Following Acquired Brain


4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Instructional Course Live Discussions:
IC28: Rehabilitation Treatment Specification System (RTSS): Principles and Application in Rehabilitation Education, Research, and Clinical Practice
IC26: Proactive PNE: Incorporating Inter-Disciplinary Pain Neuroscience Education and Non-Pharmacological Pain Treatment Methods from a Health Systems Perspective
IC27: Rehabilitation for Functional Movement Disorders—The Works


5:45 PM – 6:45 PM
Instructional Course Live Discussions:
IC18: An Electrifying Introduction to the Use of Functional Electrical Stimulation in Neurorehabilitation: A Hands-on Approach
IC20: Interdisciplinary Care for Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Model for Differential Diagnosis and Management
IC25: NIH Toolbox: Innovative Assessments for Rehab Practice and Research


7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
ACRM Community Group Meetings

SUN 21 MARCH 2021

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ACRM Board of Governors Meeting (By invitation)