BI CONTENT AT ACRM CONFERENCE

30+ Hours of Education in Brain Injury Alone!

The LARGEST interdisciplinary rehabilitation research conference in the world

90th Annual ACRM Conference
Progress in Rehabilitation Research

12 – 16 NOVEMBER 2013
Disney's Contemporary Resort, Florida

Featuring NON-STOP CONTENT for:
Brain Injury • Spinal Cord Injury • Stroke • Neurodegenerative Diseases • Pain

Register Early for BEST Pricing -- as low as $295 for Students, $695 for ACRM members
PLUS Military Discounts available

MORE: http://www.ACRMconference.org/

30+ Hours of Brain Injury Content

Check out the program of educational symposia available for brain injury!


TUE & WED, 12 – 16 NOVEMBER


Cognitive Rehabilitation Training including the Manual ($150 value!)

A two-day introductory training teaching the implementation of evidence-based interventions for impairments of executive functions, memory, attention, hemispatial neglect, and social communication. Learn More


THU, 14 NOVEMBER

  • Why We Need More Case Studies of Cognitive Rehabilitation
  • Population-Based Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States
  • Effects of Endogenous Reproductive Hormones Fluctuations in TBI Short-Term Recovery
  • Sheldon Berrol Memorial Chautauqua Lecture: Brain Injury as a Chronic Condition: Policy, Payer, and Consumer Perspectives
  • Children and Youth with Acquired Brain Injury: Transition Challenges and Outcomes
  • Technology- Based Cognitive Interventions: Evidence- Based Approaches to Cognitive Remediation
  • Educate, Train, Treat, Track: Bringing State of the Art Care to Our Military with TBI


FRI, 15 NOVEMBER


  • Rehabilitation of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury: Impact and Response to a Fragmented System
  • Updated Clinical Practice Guidelines for Mild TBI and Persistent Symptoms
  • Co-Morbidities Associated with Lifetime Exposure to TBI
  • Occupational TBI: Gender, Health and the Workplace
  • PLENARY: Symposium in Honor of Robert C. Wagenaar, PhD: 1957-2013
  • Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury in the United States
  • Outcome Prediction in Post-Traumatic Disorders of Consciousness: Is it Time to Revisit Prognostic Guidelines?
  • Oral Presentation of Scientific Papers on TBI Topics
  • Head Injury Partnership Endeavor (HIPE): Systems of Care for ABI a Universal Healthcare System
  • Mild TBI: New Neuro-Psychiatric Perspectives


SAT, 16 NOVEMBER


  • Development of Clinical Recommendations for Service Members’ Graded Return to Activity after Concussion
  • Measuring Morpheus: An Introductory Guide to Studying Sleep after Brain Injury
  • Irritability and Aggression after TBI: New Findings and Clinical Implications


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"ACRM consistently provides translational research information that is timely and clinically relevant to the everyday practice of Brain Injury Medicine. Providing this in a format that fosters interdisciplinary dialogue adds icing to this cake!" –Gregory O'Shanick, MD


PLUS 4 Pre- and Post Conference Instructional Courses for Brain Injury:


  • Post-Deployment Polytrauma: What’s the Problem and How Should We Treat It?
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation for Children: Past and Present
  • Diagnosis, Serial Tracking, and Prognosis of the Severely BI Patient
  • Brain Injury Coping Skills (BICS) Workshop


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NON-STOP Educational Content in 5 Diagnostic Areas

Interdisciplinary, evidence-based, cutting-edge content.

  • 30+ hours of content for Brain Injury
  • 12 hours for Spinal Cord Injury
  • 12 hours for Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • 8 hours for Stroke
  • 12 hours for Pain
  • PLUS 20+ hours of content that spans multiple diagnostic areas
  • MORE...

BI-ISIG Task Force Meetings & Annual Summit

The annual conference is a great time to engage with task force members face-to-face. Here are the BI-ISIG task force meetings scheduled to date, plus the BI-ISIG Annual Summit and ACRM Membership Meeting.

Thursday, 14 November:

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM: BI-ISIG Girls and Women with TBI Task Force
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: BI-ISIG Annual Summit

Friday, 15 November:

7:15 AM – 8:15 AM: Disorders of Consciousness Task Force: Minimal Competency Guidelines for Acute Rehabilitation
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: Mild TBI Task Force
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Long-Term Issues Task Force
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Pediatric Adolescence Task Force
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Community Based Rehabiliation Task Force
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM: Cognitive Rehabilitation Task Force
5:00 PM 6:30 PM: ACRM Membership Meeting

Saturday, 16 November:

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Prognosis after TBI Task Force
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM: Disorders of Consciousness: Acute Confusion Case Definition Project

We are ACRM

ACRM serves a global community of researchers and clinicians striving to deliver evidence-based rehabilitation interventions to people with disabling conditions, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, neurodegenerative disease and pain. ACRM is committed to the dissemination of research and educating providers, while supporting advocacy efforts to ensure adequate public funding of research endeavors. ACRM.org

Register Early for BEST Pricing -- as low as $295 for Students, $695 for ACRM members
PLUS Military Discounts available

MORE: http://www.ACRMconference.org/