Statement of Need and Target Audience

Educational opportunities that promote evidence-based interventions for persons with spinal cord injury/disorder are needed by clinicians in order to provide optimum care for this patient population. ASCIP 2020 provides such an opportunity by presenting evidence-based research, standards-of-care and guidelines for clinical practice.


  • Certified Disability Management Specialist
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Occupational Therapists (AOTA)
  • Physical Therapists (ACCME – Non-MD CME)
  • Physicians (ACCME)
  • Psychologists (Non-MD CME/APA Division 22)
  • Registered Dietitians
  • Social Workers
  • Speech-Language-Hearing Therapists (ASHA)

ASCIP 2020 Overall Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  • Explore advances in research, medicine, and nursing care and discuss their impact on the rehabilitation of patients with SCI/D and their support systems
  • Discuss state-of-the-art approaches to improving the care of patients with SCI/D to promote positive outcomes
  • Implement changes to clinical practice and administrative strategies for effective rehabilitation of patients with a variety of SCI/D diagnoses
  • Incorporate evidence-based research outcomes into the care of patients and their families

Continuing Education Credit Information

Educational Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Live Internet
CME/CEU: 20 contact hours


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 Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals. 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 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACHE By attending the ASCIP Conference & Expo offered by ASCIP participants may earn up to 20.00 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.
ANCC   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 20.0 contact hours.
Occupational Therapists  (AOTA) ASCIP is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 0000000460. This live event is offered at 2 CEUs [mixed educational levels]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
Psychologists – (Non-MD CME/APA Division 22) Credit has been applied for
Speech-Language Hearing Professionals (ASHA) This course is registered for up to 2.0 ASHA CEUs (Various Level; Related Area). An annual ASHA CE Registry fee is required to register ASHA CEUs. ASHA CE Registry fees are paid directly to the ASHA National Office. To register ASHA CEUs with ASHA, you must complete a CE participant form, turn it in at the time of the activity, and pay the ASHA CE Registry fee. ASHA CEUs are awarded ONLY AFTER receipt of the CE Participant Form AND payment of the Registry fee.
Certified Case Managers Credit has been applied for
CDMS The Commission for Case Manager Certification for Certified Disability Management Specialists has certified this course for 20 contact hours and 2.5 ethics hours.
Certified Rehabilitation Counselor Credit has been applied for
NASW This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886634610-8011) for 20 continuing education contact hours.
Physical Therapists (ACCME Non-MD CME) Arizona Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units. The Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units Colorado – Credit has been applied for Connecticut – Credit has been applied for American Physical Therapy Association of Georgia has approved this course for 20 Continuing Competency Hours Florida – Credit has been applied for
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association. This course carries 20 CE credits
Indiana – Credit has been applied for
Kansas – Credit has been applied for
Kentucky – Credit has been applied for
Michigan – Credit has been applied for
Montana – Credit has been applied for
The Nebraska Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units.
Ohio – Credit has been applied for
The South Carolina Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units.
Texas – Credit has been applied for
The Utah Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units.
Vermont – Credit has been applied for
The West Virginia Physical Therapy Association has approved this course for 20 Continuing Education Units. Wisconsin – Credit has been applied for


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


Any person may file a signed complaint about ASCIP 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 ASCIP.  Complaints should be sent 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 ASCIP at 217-321-2488 prior to purchase.