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Mary 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

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 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Providership

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval number: WNA 0581

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

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation is a recognized Continuing Education Provider by the Michigan Physical Therapy Association (MPTA). The MPTA approves physical continuing education course for CE providers on an individual course basis.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation is a Full Status Approved Provider of Continuing Education Units by the American Occupational Therapy Association.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital (BOC AP# P10176) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to athletic trainers.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital also submits individual courses to The Commission for Case Manager Certification for approval to provide continuing education to board certified case managers.

Please see details for each individual event for more information on the types of credits offered.

Contact Us:

616.840.8292 or 888.492.9934
medical.education@maryfreebed.com

Upcoming Conferences

Limb Loss Conference
March 5, 2020
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WMBIN
April 23, 2020
More details coming soon.


Betty Bloomer Ford Cancer Conference
April 30, 2020
More details coming soon.


SCI Symposium
October 1, 2020
More details coming soon.


Fibromyalgia
October 9, 2020
More details coming soon.


Direct Caregiver Conference
October 15, 2020
More details coming soon.


Sport Rehabilitation and Medical Conference
November 6, 2020
More details coming soon.


Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Conference
November 12, 2020
More details coming soon.


 

Workshops

Great Lakes Seminar: Advanced Spine
January 18-19, 2020
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Good Heart Education: Advanced Rehabilitation for the Acute/Subacute Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Patient
February 8-9, 2020
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TBI: Tools and Strategies to Promote Recovery for the Moderately-Severely Challenged
February 22-23, 2020
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CIAO Myofascial Release and Other Manual Techniques in Dysphagia Management
March 14-15, 2020
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ANPT Advanced Vestibular Course
March 28-29, 2020
More details coming soon.


Herman & Wallace Pelvic Floor Level 2A
April 17-19, 2020
More details coming soon.


When the Feet Hit the Ground…Running Course
May 2-3, 2020
More details coming soon.


Introductory & Advanced Orfit Orthotic Fabrication Workshops
May 15-16, 2020
More details coming soon.


Great Lakes Seminar: Finding Dysfunction
May 30-31, 2020
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Herman & Wallace Pediatrics
June 5-6, 2020
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Herman & Wallace Pelvic Floor Level 2B
September 11-13, 2020
More details coming soon.


Person Centered SLP Course
September 19, 2020
More details coming soon.


 

Medical Inter-Professional Grand Rounds

Time:
Noon-1 pm Mondays

Location:
Mary Free Bed Professional Office Building
The Meijer Conference Center
350 Lafayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Purpose:
The Medical Inter-Professional Grand Rounds  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

Contact:

MedicalEducation@maryfreebed.com
616.840.8292
888.492.9934

Social Work Grand Rounds

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

Location:
Mary Free Bed Professional Office Building
The Meijer Conference Center
350 Lafayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact:

MedicalEducation@maryfreebed.com
616.840.8292
888.492.9934

Professional Development Grand Rounds

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

Location:
Mary Free Bed Professional Office Building
The Meijer Conference Center
350 Lafayette Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Contact:

MedicalEducation@maryfreebed.com
616.840.8292
888.492.9934