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TUE 26 MAY // 1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

Telerehabilitation Now and Forever

With Guest Speaker: Marcalee Alexander, MD


Marcalee AlexanderGUEST SPEAKER:
Marcalee Alexander, MD
President, Telerehabilitation International
Editor-In-Chief Spinal Cord Series & Cases
Clinical Professor of PM&R UAB SOM
Research Associate Harvard PM&R


Jeanne ZancaMODERATOR:
Jeanne M. Zanca, PhD, MPT, FACRM
Senior Research Scientist
Spinal Cord Injury Research
Kessler Foundation


General Objective for the Webinar Series: Identify practice parameters in the provision of rehabilitation services through telehealth.

Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:

  1. Identify at least three different techniques for telerehabilitation
  2. Identify at least three different uses for telerehabilitation in clinical care
  3. Identify at least three benefits of the performance of telerehabilitation


Dr. Alexander graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1982 and Jefferson Medical College in 1983. She did her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. She has worked at multiple model SCI systems and has previously served as the Project Director for the Northern New Jersey SCI System and the South Florida SCI System. She is well-known for her work on sexuality and spinal cord injury and has published over 100 articles and book chapters and given many international and national presentations regarding this and other topics related to SCI. Dr. Alexander led the initial development of the International Standards to Document Autonomic Function after Spinal Cord Injury in 2009 and the International Male and Female Sexual Function Data Sets. She also edited the textbook Sexual Function in Disability and Chronic Illness and produced the video Sexuality Reborn in conjunction with Dr. Craig Alexander. Dr. Alexander is Director of Integrative Health at the Birmingham VA Medical Center and Clinical Professor of Physical Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition, she runs a Telemedicine Sexuality Clinic at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston and is a Research Associate in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School.


CME/CEUs iconIMPORTANT: To obtain Continuing Education (CE) credit, you are required to SIGN-UP FOR CE prior to or immediately following the live webinar and remit non-refundable payment of $29.00. Additionally, you must personally login to the webinar so that ACRM is able to validate your participation.


  • 1:00 – 1:05 PM: Introduction and Objectives
  • 1:05 – 1:45 PM:  Presentation
  • 1:45 – 2:00 PM:  Q&A


Rehabilitation professionals (Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Neuropsychologists, and physicians in physiatry and internal medicine, and other related specialties).

Physical Therapy: CSMC is a recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as a continuing competency approving agency. This course is being offered for 1.0 hours of continuing competency credit in California. Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion, completion of course evaluation and post-test.

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“The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA”.

Occupational Therapy: A certificate of attendance for 1.0 contact hours will be provided at the conclusion of this activity

Partial credit will not be offered. Requirements for credit include full attendance at the workshop and participation in discussion,  and completion of course evaluation.

Content Level: Introductory

First Content Focus: Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

Second Content Focus: Professional Issues: Contemporary Issues and Trends

Course Keywords: Professional Issues, Technology, Physical Rehabilitation



For questions regarding credit, special needs and accommodations, and other requests, please contact: or call (310)423-5243. For information on grievances related to this workshop, please include the name and date of this workshop and submit the complaint to the contact provided above.



There is no commercial support for this activity. CSMC is offering this course as a co-sponsor with the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine. Acknowledgements will be made at the beginning of the educational event.

The following faculty have the following relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose:

  • Dr. Alexander: Financial: Ownership (Alexander & Associates Group, LLC); Authorship( Sexual Sustainability, a guide to having a great sex life after SCI); Editor (textbook on telerehabilitation). Non-Financial: President, Non-Profit Group- Telerehabilitation International

Participants will receive disclosure information at the beginning of the workshop.

CSMC staff, as part of the planning committee for this workshop, and in its role as an approved provider in this offering, have no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose. American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine is a co-sponsor for this educational activity.