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Wear your love for RESNA


WASHINGTON – RESNA has partnered with Jim Coleman, Ltd., to offer a branded line of RESNA merchandise to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The organization’s members can purchase polo shirts and coffee mugs to become brand ambassadors.

Short takes: RESNA, Jackson Medical Supply, Infiniti Medical


RESNA’s board of directors seeks nominations for the annual RESNA awards, which recognize individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the field of assistive technology and rehabilitation engineering or their service to RESNA.

Reporter’s notebook: Tackling the scarcity of ATPs, growing the outcomes database


YARMOUTH, Maine – Applications for RESNA’s ATP certification more than doubled in 2019, says Charlie Raphael, director of certification and education.

RESNA seeks board nominations


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is seeking nominations to fill several positions on its board, including two officer positions (president-elect and secretary) and three member positions.

Standards, for life

‘I’ve always known my home is the PSB; it’s really where my calling is’

EXETER, Pa. – It’s an “exciting” time to be leading RESNA’s Professional Standards Board, a group charged with overseeing the organization’s certification programs, says its newly appointed Chairwoman Julie Piriano.

In brief: HHS proposes changes to Stark Law, Estrella named Homecare Champion


WASHINGTON – The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed changes to the Stark Law that would, among other things, create new exceptions that recognize incentives are different in healthcare systems that pay for value- vs. volume-based care.

How do you like to party? RESNA wants to know


ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA is seeking suggestions from members on how to celebrate the organization’s 40th anniversary at its annual conference, July 7-11, 2020 at the Hyatt Crystal City in Arlington, Va.

NRRTS registrant ‘kickstarts’ interest in Canada


REGINA, Saskatchewan – Jason Kelln, the first NRRTS CRTS in Canada, gave a poster presentation at the recent Canadian Seating and Mobility Conference in Toronto on the merits of certification in complex rehab.

RESNA seeks conference proposals


ARLINGTON, Va. – The call for proposals for RESNA’s 2020 Conference is now open. The deadline is Nov. 15 for workshops, papers and instructional courses; the deadline is March 27, 2020, for the student design challenge.

NMEDA leads way in education


TAMPA, Fla. – The National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) earned a Leadership Award at RESNA’s recent annual meeting for its contributions to the organization and the industry as a whole.