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The world’s largest interdisciplinary rehabilitation research conference, ACRM Annual Conference, is back IN-PERSON this November in Chicago. The ACRM Annual Conference will deliver world-class content over six jam-packed days. 

Earn up to 400+ CME/CEUs and access 400+ hours of
RECORDED content through February 2023

Almost 3 Times Less Expensive Than The Average Industry Price Per Credit

Offering CME/CEUs for 13 Disciplines

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

Faculty Disclosure Statements

Speaker disclosures coming soon…

CME/CEU Processing

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 14 disciplines, including:

  • ABCOP (limb loss) (new as of 2021)
  • Case Managers (CCMC)
  • Dieticians (CDR)
  • Disability Management Specialists (CDMS Commission)
  • Health Care Executives (ACHE)
  • Massage and Body Works (NCBTMB)
  • Nurses (ANCC)
  • Occupational Therapists (AOTA)
  • Physical Therapists (selected states)
  • Physicians (ACCME Includes Canada Physicians and Physician Assistants)
  • Psychologists (APA Accreditation)
  • Rehabilitative Counselors (CRCC)
  • Social Workers (NASW)
  • Speech-Language Professionals (ASHA)
  • Certificates of Attendance

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.

Instructional Methods

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

Online Delivery Of CME/CEU Certificates

Session Evaluation and Continuing Education Certificates

Credit is only given to attendees who successfully complete the entire course and evaluate the course. Up to 400+ CME/CEUs / or contact hours are available through participation in the enduring activity. 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.

Statement Of Need And Target Audience

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 98th 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

Education 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 Statement

Education Level

All Levels

Instructional Method

In-person until 11 November 2022 | Enduring Activity 12 November 2022 to 28 February, 2023 (Not all credit types will be eligible for enduring credit.  Certificates of Attendance will be available for all attendees. 

Accrediting Body



This conference has been approved for credits by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics.

Physicians (ACCME)


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.



American College of Healthcare Executives


By attending the 98th ACRM Annual Conference offered by ACRM participants receive a Certificate of Attendance.


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.



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.



Speech-Language Hearing Professionals (ASHA)

The enduring conference will be offered for up to 41.7 ASHA CEUs from 9/30/21 to 3/31/2022



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.



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 35.5 CE contact hour(s).

Approval #: 210003100



Certified Disability Management Specialists (CDMS)



The Commission for Case Manager Certification for Certified Disability Management Specialists has approved this course for 35.5 continuing education credits.

Approval Number: 20209056




This course has been approved by the Commission on Dietic Registration for 35.5 CPEUs.


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

The course is approved for 417.0 CE contact hour(s).

CRCC Pre-Approval Number: 60007944525



National Association of Social Workers


Certificate of Attendance



American Physical Therapy Association of Georgia


APTA Georgia certifies this course for a maximum of 35.5 (in-person) 417 hours (virtually) Continuing Competency Hours.


Illinois Physical Therapy Association


Certificate of Attendance.


Ohio Physical Therapy Association


The Ohio Physical Therapy Association has approved this activity for 35.5 CCH (in-person) 417 hours (virtually) – 9/24/21.


Texas Physical Therapy Association


This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 35.50 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

Evaluation and Claim for CME/CEU Certificates

Completion Requirements: Credit is only given to attendees who register for the event; attend the live sessions; evaluate each session attended, take the post-test for each session and complete the overall conference evaluation. At the end of the evaluation, you will be able to claim your credit and print your certificate.

Terms & Conditions

Complaint Resolution 

Any person may file a signed complaint about ACRM Educational events. Complaints must be submitted in writing. The complaint must be identified as a complaint. The complaint must clearly describe the specific nature of the complaint, provide supporting data for the charge, specify the changes sought by the complainant, and identify the person making the complaint. All Complaints that meet the specified criteria will be considered by ACRM. Complaints may be email to: certificates@acrm.org and/or mailed to:

Attn: Education
224 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08608



Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or any other special needs should contact ACRM prior to purchase at: +1.703.435.5335.

Questions? Call: +1.703.435.5335