You can earn .2 CEU from the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS). NRRTS will be hosting a webinar every two weeks, beginning June 21, 2011 and running until December. The webinars are designed for CRTSs, RRTSs, ATPs and physical and occupational therapists (advanced or intermediate). The webinars will be broadcast for respective Pacific and Eastern time zones. The CEUs will be certified by The University of Pittsburgh.
Darren Hammond, MPT, CWS, The ROHO Group’s Senior Director of the ROHO Institute will be presenting one of the webinars on July 21, 2011. The webinar is titled Pressure Sore Management and will run from 5–7 p.m. EDT. You must register by July 18 to participate.
- NRRTS Registrants $0
- Friends of NRRTS $20
- All Others $35
2011 NRRTS Webinars
Positioning the Trunk: Stabilizing the Core
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Michelle L. Lange, OTR, ABDA
Outcomes Management: The Strive to Prove Complex Rehab Equipment Really Matters
Thursday, June 23, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Dr. Mark Schmeler, OTR/L, ATP
Controlling the Pelvis in Wheelchair Seating
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Pressure Sore Management
Thursday, July 21, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Darren Hammond, MPT, CWS
Positioning the Extremities: Complete the Process
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Michelle L. Lange, OTR, ABDA
Applications and Principles of Power Ac tivated Power Assist Wheels
Thursday, August 18, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Theresa Berner, OT
Mounting Assistive Technology Devices to Wheelchairs
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Michelle L. Lange, OTR, ABDA
I know the best product for my client, but will it be funded?
Thursday, September 22, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Claudia Amortegui, MBA
Standing Improves Health of your Customers as it Improves Your Business
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Andy Hicks, ATP, SMS
Clinical Up date on Wheelchair Transportation Safety
Thursday, October 20, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Dr. Mary Ellen Buning, OTR/L, ATP
Car Seat and Wheelchair Transportation Safety As A Collaborative Approach
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Sue Johnson, CPST
Marketing, Joint Ventures and Arrangements with Referral Sources While Remaining Within Legal Parameters
Thursday, November 17, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq.
Making Outcome Measures Pay: How to Translate the Data into Better Business
Tuesday, December 13, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific
Kevin Phillips, ATP, SMS, RRTS®
The Ins and Outs of Custom Molding
Thursday, December 15, 2011 • 5:00pm to 7:00pm Eastern
Jill Sparacio, OTR/L, ATP, ABDA
Five employees of The ROHO Group will present at the 2011 International Seating Symposium. The programs will cover clinically relevant cushion characteristics, pressure mapping guidelines and the wheelchair cushion selection process.
BELLEVILLE, Ill., (March 1, 2011) — The ROHO Group, manufacturer of support surface products for medical and consumer applications, will have four staff members presenting at the 2011 International Seating Symposium in Nashville, TN March 3-5 at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center.
The International Seating Symposium is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and includes research, training and exhibition halls regarding wheeled mobility and seating and solutions for people with disabilities. The audience is primarily clinicians, medical manufacturers, rehab equipment suppliers and educators.
University of Pittsburgh School of Health and Rehabilitation Science will award Continuing Education Units for select educational activities. Up to 1.6 CEUs will be awarded to those attending 16 hours of training.
Pat Meeker, Senior Director of Global Sales, will present the program, ISO Pressure Mapping Clinical Guidelines — Combining Expertise and Evidence, along with Kimberly Davis from ATECH Services. The program will be held from 1-3 p.m. on March 3 and will discuss the standardized evidence-based guidelines for Interface Pressure Mapping, IPM, as deemed by the International Standards Organization.
Darren Hammond, MPT, CWS, Senior Director of Training and Education, and Tricia Henley, MPT, ATP, Clinical Applications Manager, will present the program, Choosing The Best Cushion: How Do We Really Get There?, along with Sharon Pratt from Sunrise Medical. The program will be held from 1-3 p.m. on March 3 and will discuss how to assess the differences among seating support surfaces using scientific principles. It will cover the various materials and design methods used to construct cushions.
Dave McCausland, Senior Vice President of Planning and Government Affairs, will present the program, Investigating Clinically Relevant Cushion Characteristics via Laboratory Testing, along with Mark Greig of Sunrise Medical. The program will be from 10:45-11:45 a.m. on March 4. The program will discuss the development of clinically relevant, laboratory test methods to clearly determine the positioning and skin integrity characteristics of a cushion, and the cushion’s ability to be adjusted and maintain similar performance, even when changes to weight and/or shape occur.
Bart Van der Heyden, PT, Director of European Training and Education, will present the program, The Changing Perception Towards Disability and Wheelchair Users And Its Impact on Seating Interventions And AT Provision, from 10:45-11:45 a.m. on March 4. The program will discuss how the different views on disability have created disparities among seating assessments in multiple care facilities.
The ROHO Group will also have a booth (booth 610) in the exhibition hall to showcase new products and answer any questions.
The ROHO Group specializes in shape-fitting technology, manufacturing cushioning and mattress products for medical applications as well as for recreational and commercial vehicle use. For more information, visit The ROHO Group’s website at www.therohogroup.com or contact customer service at (800) 851-3449.
For more information, contact:
The ROHO Group, Inc.
1-800-851-3449, ext. 2220
Learn about ROHO: http://www.therohogroup.com/corporate/about.jsp