Annual Conference Content for Spinal Cord Injury
In addition to the many cross-cutting symposia, featured plenaries, and lectures which are relevant to multiple diagnostic and practice areas, the ACRM 91st Annual Conference will offer a full track of NONSTOP educational content specifically related to spinal cord injury.
ACRM 91st Annual Conference, Progress in Rehabilitation Research
7 — 11 October 2014
InterContinental, Toronto Centre and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON, Canada
IN-DEPTH INSTRUCTIONAL COURSES
Instructional courses are half-day sessions held pre- and post-conference for an additional fee. The more you attend, the more you save! Choose between 23 courses and dig deep into special interest areas. Pile on the CME/CEU credits in your choice of 11 disciplines.
Perfect also for busy, local professionals who don't have time to attend the full conference and patients and caregivers who need to know about the latest research impacting rehabilitation practice.
THREE instructional courses are offered for SCI:
WEDNESDAY // 8 OCTOBER
- IC#4 Getting Fit and Staying Active: Promoting Long-Term Health and Fitness in the SCI Community (#1072)
- IC#6 Multimorbidity and Secondary Health Conditions After SCI: Critical Insights and Advances From the North (#1517)
- IC#14 Advanced Symposium on Teaching the International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (#1096)
CORE CONFERENCE SYMPOSIA
THURSDAY // 9 OCTOBER
- The World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Perspectives on Spinal Cord Injury (IPSCI) Report: Implications
- Electrical Stimulation Training in Persons With Spinal Cord Injury: Outcomes of Clinical Trials (#1092)
- Too Young for Therapy? Activity-Based Rehabilitation for Infants and Toddlers With Spinal Cord Injuries (#1213)
- Depression After SCI: State of the Science for Researchers and Practical Information for Clinicians (#1274)
FRIDAY // 10 OCTOBER
- Emerging Biological Targets for Spinal Cord Repair and Regenerative Rehabilitation (#1170)
- Environment Matters: Contribution of Geographic Data to Understanding Spinal Cord Injury Incidence and Rehabilitation Outcomes (#1231)
- Longitudinal Outcome Models in Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury: From Research to Practice (#1107 )
- Using Implementation Science: A Guide for Sustainable Practice Change in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation (#1161)
SATURDAY // 11 OCTOBER
- Use of Telemedicine in Spinal Cord Injury and Pressure Sore: A Pilot Project (#1223)
- Integration of Rehab Strategies and Surgical Reanimation for the Upper Limb After Stroke or SCI (#1095)
- Skeletal Muscle Adaptations Following Spinal Cord Injury and Their Impact on Establishing Appropriate Interventions (#1286)
SCI LUNCHEON WITH SPEAKER, Dr. Mark S. Nash
FRIDAY // 12:30 PM — 2:00 PM
#2249 Wellness After SCI: Are We Barking Up The Wrong Tree?
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ACRM supports 13 interdisciplinary communities of rehabilitation professionals focused on a specific diagnostic or practice area. These groups are the lifeblood of ACRM and provide opportunities for collaboration, publishing, networking, and more. Many of these groups will meet during the annual conference and welcome new members.
These SCI-focused groups will meet during the conference and invite you to join them:
- SCI-ISIG Business Meeting: Wed // 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
- SCI-ISIG Fitness and Wellness Task Force Meeting: Thu // 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
- SCI-ISIG Women's Health Task Force Meeting: Thu // 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM