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At the 2019 Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals Conference and Expo, Joseph Everhart, DPT, NCS; Amanda Harrington, MD; Geoffrey Henderson, MD; and Rachel Hibbs, DPT, present the latest updates and new research evidence for spinal cord rehabilitation.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize current evidence on walking prognosis after spinal cord injury and clinical impact/utilization of the data
  • Identify trends in stem cell research
  • Explain the role of electrical stimulation for movement after spinal cord injury
  • Recall options to utilize robotics during rehabilitation after spinal cord injury
  • Describe current limitations in evidence related to the use of robotics in spinal cord injury rehab


Mr. Everhart, Dr. Harrington, Dr. Henderson, Ms. Hibbs have reported no relevant relationships with entities producing health care goods or services.

All presenters' disclosures of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers, and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU), which is equivalent to 1 contact hours.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks post-completion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your Social Security number (SSN) on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 9/5/2019 | Last Modified On: 9/5/2019 | Expires: 9/7/2020


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