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RESNA backs up ultralight wheelchairs


ARLINGTON, Va. – A fully-customizable ultralight manual wheelchair can prevent injuries and pain, and improve functionality, according to a new RESNA position paper. 

Did the new SMS exam make this ATP shake in his boots?

Friday, October 29, 2010

I spoke with Chris Rea this week about becoming one of the first assistive technology professionals (ATPs) in the country to get RESNA's new seating and mobility specialist (SMS) certification.

Is a competition brewing between NRRTS and RESNA?

Friday, March 12, 2010

As part of efforts to create a separate benefit, industry stakeholders are trying to determine what qualifications providers should meet to be able to provide complex rehab equipment and services.

sATP: 'It's not a formal title'

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

While eating her breakfast on Jan. 26, Laura Cohen read a brief in the January 2010 issue of HME News titled “CMS differentiates between ATP, sATP.” Then she called me.

Apply now for specialty certification


Applicants for the specialty certification must have 1,000 hours of direct customer service experience. They must also meet any two of the following seven criteria: clinical service delivery, advocacy, mentoring/supervision, presentations/formal instruction, learning/continuing education, publications and research.

Details continue to trickle in about the RESNA specialty certification

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

For starters, RESNA has decided to name the specialty certification seating and mobility specialist (SMS) and make it a modifier to the assistive technology professional (ATP) certification. As a result, an ATP who takes and passes the specialty certification exam will become an ATP/SMS.

Update on specialty certification

Friday, September 18, 2009

RESNA posted an update on its efforts to create a specialty certification for seating and mobility to its Web site this week.