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RESNA, DMERT Group launch ATP pathway

November 17, 2021HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. – RESNA and the DMERT Group are partnering on a new career pathway to becoming an ATP. They’ve developed a program that will allow DMERT Level 2 Repair Technician Certificate holders to continue their professional career development by gaining the training and necessary skills to successfully become an ATP. “There is a growing need for DME and complex rehab technology repair technicians, as technologies become more intricate and complex,” RESNA stated. “The...

Assistive Technology Professional (ATP), Certification, Complex Rehab Technology (CRT), DMERT Group, RESNA

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DMERT Group is back on track

July 30, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. – DMERT Group has plans to run 150 repair technicians through its Level 1 or Level 2 certifications this year, up from 80 last year, says Matt Macpherson.  The COVID-19 pandemic limited the number of certifications that DMERT Group could award last year because of the live competency exams required, says Macpherson, chairman of the board of the DMERT Group.  “We’re back where we want to be,” he said.  Level 1 certification covers...

DMERT Group, Matt Macpherson, Mobility repairs

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Who should repair equipment?

June 30, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine – So-called “Right to Repair” bills in a number of states are raising awareness of the DMERT Group’s certification program for repair technicians.  The bills seek to give consumers the right to purchase parts from manufacturers and repair their own products, providing an important talking point for stakeholders on the role providers and their repair techs play in making sure equipment is working properly and safely.  “The bills so far...

DMERT Group, Repairs, U.S. Rehab

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Repairs: Group finalizes highest certification

December 6, 2019Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - The Durable Medical Equipment Repair and Training Group (DMERT Group) expects to roll out its “train the trainer” program in January.The program will be the foundation of the group's Level 3 certification for repair techs who are able to teach in community colleges or any other approved training venue.“We're trying to create a system where we have highly technical people working on CRT equipment so we don't have as many repairs and we don't have as much cost in...

DMERT Group, Rehab equipment

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