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Mary Free Bed Admission CriteriaMary Free Bed’s Education department provides physicians and healthcare professionals with educational opportunities to promote lifelong learning and to meet changing needs and competencies.

Continuing Medical Education Program

Mary Free Bed’s continuing education opportunities are focused on professional responsibilities related to patient safety and advocacy, new technologies, research, healthcare policy, ethics and compliance. Our goals:

• Increase awareness of new techniques, technologies and therapeutic modalities and how their applications impact patient care in a rehabilitation setting.
• Provide an update on diseases affecting the rehabilitation process.
• Discuss rehabilitation treatments and approaches.
• Identify areas of liability for self, peers and other healthcare professionals.
• Sharpen the skills and expertise of professional staff by reinforcing the principles of examination, assessment and evaluation.
• Increase practitioners’ awareness of health policy issues and the effects on patient care.
• Discuss practice management topics.

Accreditation and Credits

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact Professional Education

616.840.8292 or 888.492.9934
medical.education@maryfreebed.com

Click here to view Education Calendars

Upcoming Conferences

2016 SCI Symposium
Back to Life | Back to Work After Rehab
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, 1800 E. Beltline SE Grand Rapids, 49456
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17th Annual Direct Caregivers Conference
Making it Happen: Helping Survivors Engage in Purposeful Life
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, 1800 E. Beltline SE Grand Rapids, 49456
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2016 Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Conference
Thursday, November 17, 2016 | 7:50 am-4:30 pm
Prince Conference Center at Calvin College, 1800 E. Beltline SE Grand Rapids, 49456
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Workshops

M2 Muscle Energy Techniques for the Ribs, Thoracic, Cervical Spine and Shoulder Interface
Thomas K. Ockler, PT
Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6, 2016
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
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Kinesio Taping Seminar KT3 and KT4
Teresa Pesci, MPT, CKTI
Saturday, November 19, and Sunday, November 20, 2016
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
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Improving Functional Skills for Children with Neuro Motor Disabilities: An NDT Approach
Barbara H. Hodge, PT, C/NDT
Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4, 2016
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
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Medical Grand Rounds (Interdisciplinary) Lecture Series

Time:
7:30-8:30 am Fridays

Location:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Second Floor Conference Room
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Purpose:
The Medical Grand Rounds (Interdisciplinary) Lecture Series provides practitioners and health care professionals with an update on topics in rehabilitation medicine by:

Providing continuing medical education activities that assist physicians and health professionals to:

• Enhance their knowledge and skills
• Improve patient safety and quality of care
• Meet the requirements of certification and licensure

Accreditation & Credits:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please contact Bonita Pawloski, Director of Education, for more information: 616.840.8292 or bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com.

Social Work Grand Rounds

Time:
Noon to 1 pm the first Tuesday of every month. (Bring your lunch).

Location:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Second Floor Conference Room
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

CEU Credits:
This continuing education program is approved for one (1) clock hour as recognized by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative; Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0039.

Please contact Bonita Pawloski, Director of Education, for more information: 616.840.8292 or bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com.

Speech Therapy Grand Rounds

Time:
Day of week and time vary. Contact the Director of Medical Education Coordinator for more information. Speech Therapy Grand Rounds are open to everyone.

Location:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Second Floor Conference Room
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

American Speech-Language Hearing Association CEUs:
This activity has been submitted to the Calvin College Speech Pathology and Audiology Department for approval of ASHA credit. Calvin College is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. Each Speech Therapy Grand Rounds is offered for 1 CEU (Intermediate level, Professional area). ASHA Continuing Education Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

Please contact Bonita Pawloski, Director of Education, for more information: 616.840.8292 or bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com.

Physical & Occupational Therapy Grand Rounds

Time:
Day of week and time vary. Contact the Medical Education Coordinator for more information.

Location:
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Second Floor Conference Room
235 Wealthy St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

CEU Credits:
This activity will be submitted for 1.0 CE through participation in this continuing education program as recognized by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association for physical therapy education in Michigan.

Please contact Bonita Pawloski, Director of Education, for more information: 616.840.8292 or bonita.pawloski@maryfreebed.com.