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Alliance Seating & Mobility Launches Its ATP Development Program
Date:11/10/2009

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance Seating & Mobility (Alliance) prides itself on only hiring rehab experts who have an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) certification through Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA). However, ATPs are hard to find in today's competitive market.

Alliance recently launched an internal development program for existing employee-owners at The SCOOTER Store. This program provides the needed materials and knowledge to prepare for the RESNA exam and to become eligible to apply for a position as an ATP for Alliance. During the course of four months, trainees study theory and application of the entire spectrum of Assistive Technology including augmentative speech communication, transportation, computer access and other topics. The study program covers anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, disease states and progressions, and human growth and development.

Upon graduation, they take the RESNA exam, which is a situation-based test. Everything that is learned over the four months of study is synthesized and applied to the situations presented in the certification exam.

Trainees include mobility and service specialists who visit customer homes to fit and deliver the standard power chairs and scooters, as well as healthcare relations consultants who educate physicians about mobility products and services throughout the nation. This year, 18 trainees out of 30 from the program took the RESNA certification test and passed it the first time, which is a pass rate of 60 percent, exceeding the industry average pass rate of 45 percent.

"To create the program, we bought our text from RESNA and tailored the syllabus to their exam," said Paul Jensen, ATP, Clinical Education & Training Director for The SCOOTER Store and Alliance. "The University of Pittsburgh, one of the leader
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