2013 Summer Institute on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes for the Clinician

St. Louis, MO
Monday, July 29, 2013
2013 Summer Institute on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes for the Clinician
Monday, July 29, 2013 - Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Washington University School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

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The Summer Institute on Measuring Rehabilitation Outcomes for the Clinician will provide an in-depth look at integrating measurement into clinical practice. Led by researchers and educators from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Washington University, and the University of Illinois-Chicago, this course is for rehabilitation clinicians, educators, and fieldwork coordinators in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation who desire to foster the development of skills in measuring rehabilitation outcomes.
Target Audience: Physical therapists and occupational therapists
Other rehabilitation professional are welcome as most of the material is applicable to other fields of medical rehabilitation (speech language pathology, recreational therapy, nursing, etc) although some portions will be specific to physical and occupational therapy.
Course Objectives:

The learner will be able to:

  • Recognize the value and importance of using classification schemes and outcome measures in the evaluation process
  • Evaluate, interpret, and document client goals and outcomes in clinical practice
  • Increase one’s capacity to effectively utilize resources to assist with outcome measure selection
  • Critically evaluate measurement properties of existing outcome measures for application in clinical practice, including validity, reliability, responsiveness, and clinical utility
  • Identify strategies to facilitate the use of outcome measures in clinical practice
  • Identify strategies to overcome common barriers to implementing outcome measurement in clinical practice
  • Effectively sustain outcome measurement use across his or her practice, and across practice sites or programs

Registration Fee: $150

Each attendee should bring his/her own laptop to use throughout the Institute. If you are unable to bring your own laptop, please indicate so in the registration process so we can reserve a computer for you on-site.

Breakfasts, snacks and lunch (lunch on Day 1 only) are included in the registration fee.

Registration will be open through Friday, July 19, 2013 OR until the course is full.


Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
, Elias Michael Director, Professor of Occupational Therapy and Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine

Joy Hammel, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Depts. of Occupational Therapy and Disability & Human Development; Doctoral Programs in Disability Studies and Rehabilitation Sciences

Allen W. Heinemann, PhD, ABPP (RP), FACRM,
Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University; Director, Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Susan Magasi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jennifer Moore PT, DHS, NCS,
Clinical Practice Leader, Neurological Physical Therapy Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

CEU Information:

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 1.125 CEUs or 11.25 contact hours. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

This course has been approved by the Missouri Physical Therapy Association
 for 11.25 contact hours.

All other attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation notices received by Monday, July 1, 2013 will result in a 100% refund. Cancellation notices received after this date will guarantee a 50% refund.

Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Course fee: $150

    Credit card - MC, Visa, Discover, AMEX
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