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RESNA implements new SMS cert exam

March 14, 2024HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – RESNA has launched the updated Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification exam. RESNA placed the SMS certification exam on hiatus in November 2023, while it underwent an update to align with the latest industry standards and technological advancements. A panel of subject matter experts revised the exam to cover the full spectrum of seating and mobility delivery, as well as professional conduct. For a limited time, SMS exam candidates will receive $50 off the cost of the...

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RESNA offers reduced application fee for SMS certification

March 6, 2013HME News Staff

ARLINGTON, Va. - RESNA is offering a discount on the application fee for the Seating and Mobility Specialist (SMS) certification from March 5 until April 13, 2013, according to a press release. Applications received during this period will receive $50 off the regular fee of $250. The SMS certification focuses specifically on seating, positioning and mobility, and is considered an advanced certification, the release states. To quality for the exam, which is intended for clinicians, providers, engineers...


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

October 29, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

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. We'll have a story about Rea, who works for Total Medical Solutions in Orlando, in our December issue. There were a few questions that I asked Rea, however, that I thought you'd want the answers to sooner rather than later. The first: So was the exam hard? "It was challenging," he said. "But one of the points...

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Apply now for specialty certification

January 28, 2010Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ARLINGTON, Va. - Assistive technology professionals (ATPs) can now apply to become seating and mobility specialists (SMSs). RESNA in January posted the application for the specialty certification to (click on "certification" then "seating and mobility certification"). "We've had inquiries from OTs, PTs, suppliers and even some academics," said Anjali Weber, an ATP and RESNA's director of certification, in January. Applicants for the specialty certification must have...

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