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Limb-it-less Gabe is a featured speaker at this year's 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference

Limb-it-less Gabe is a featured speaker at this year's 2019 National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference

NRRTS and NCART have joined together to bring you an exciting program for this year's 2019 National CRT Conference. Gabe Adams will begin Leadership Day with his amazing life story shared in his own personal and moving way. This session will have everyone at the National CRT Leadership & Advocacy Conference excited and elevated to a new level.

For over three years, Gabe has been traveling the country and sharing the extraordinary story of his life and overcoming its challenges. Born without limbs to a single and poor mother in Brazil, he faced a bleak future with limited options. However, divine intervention brought word of him to his future adoptive parents in the United States, where Gabe embarked on a journey of courage, perseverance and a dedication to inspiring others.

While attending Dixie High School in St. George, Utah, Gabe not only served as the Senior Class Officer, he excelled at dance and communication, all while delivering motivational talks around...
NRRTS Awards Program is Announced

NRRTS Awards Program is Announced


Certain individuals and groups who have contributed to the advancement of CRT through leadership, advocacy or distinguished service stand out in our minds! The NRRTS Board of Directors wants to give you an opportunity to recognize CRT Industry Leaders for their dedication and hard work.

Nominations are being accepted for the categories listed below. Nominations must be emailed by midnight, February 28, 2019, to wwalker@nrrts.org. A select committee will determine the recipients. Awards will be presented at the 2019 International Seating Symposium in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Leadership Award
Award Requirements:
Nominee can be a group, association, company or agency Letter of nomination should include details of significant advancement of NRRTS Describe the professional and/or clinical impact on service delivery of Rehab Technology

Distinguished Service Award
Award Requirements:
Nominee must be a NRRTS Registrant or FON for a minimum of three years
The letter of nomination must detail the distinguished service to NRRTS, accomplishments and impact of participation to further...
Because you are a Registrant

Because you are a Registrant



Because you are a NRRTS Registrant:

Your standing as a professional is greater because of your knowledge, experience, and commitment to the NRRTS Standard of Practice and Code of Ethics.

You are a person with recognized knowledge and experience in the field of complex rehab technology.

You are someone to be trusted in the eyes of the clinician to provide equipment that truly meets the patient's medical needs.

You have access to all NRRTS CE Programs at no additional cost. The content has been developed by recognized experts in the field to broaden your knowledge.

Your feelings of confidence and self-worth are increased by knowing that NRRTS prmary objective is to promote and support the professional CRT Supplier.

Your referrals, customers, and funding sources recognize your personal commitment to the service and delivery of CRT.

You have the designation of RRTS or CRTS which looks good on your...
2019 National CRT Conference Registration is Open

2019 National CRT Conference Registration is Open



Register Today!

The National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS) and The National Coalition For Assistive and Rehab Technology (NCART) will host the 2019 National CRT Leadership and Advocacy Conference.
The Conference will be held May 1-2 at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA.

Why YOU need to attend

This is a unique opportunity for YOU to make YOUR voice heard in Washington, D.C. Once YOU register, YOU will be provided with information on issues in the CRT Industry, particularly funding issues. YOU will be provided with a step-by-step guide to have meaningful conversations with YOUR member of Congress.

YOU will be provided with practical advice from Suppliers, Consumers, Clinicians, Industry leaders, and other CRT Stakeholders about being an effective CRT ADVOCATE.
  • New Sessions featuring Suppliers, Consumers, Industry Leaders, and Funding Experts
  • Capitol Hill Appointments with YOUR members of Congress (Scheduled for YOU...
NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series - A Huge Success!

NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series - A Huge Success!

NRRTS 2018 Webinar Series was a huge success as we continue to "raise the bar" by offering exciting and relevant content presented by some of the best in the CRT Industry.

These 2018 webinars can be found in our On-Demand Library.


Who Does Power Assist Really Assist? - A series of case studies - Penny J. Powers, MS, PT, ATP and Cathy Carver PT, ATP/SMS

Early Power Mobility: Who, Why and How - Roslyn Livingstone, CMSc(RS), OT

Ethics In The Trenches - Michelle Gunn, ATP/CRTS

The Mat Assessment, Where to Begin? - Barbara Crumer, PT, ATP

Pivot, Shift, Slide, or Lift: How Transfer Techniques Impact Wheelchair and Seating Equipment Selection presented by Angie Kiger, M.Ed., CTRS, ATP/SMS

Wheelchair Supports: Pull, Push, Hold and Fix - Amber Ward, MS, OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS

What happens when you sit? Explaining seated buttocks deformation - Sharon Sonenblum,...
Special Buy One, Get One offer for Clinical Perspective articles for CEUS!

Special Buy One, Get One offer for Clinical Perspective articles for CEUS!

Go to CEU Article Review

We have good news! We have awarded 2,200 CEUS in 2018 and we still have one month to go!

As a "Thank You" to our dedicated Learners, NRRTS is please to announce this special offer through December 31st.

If you purchase one of our Clinical Perspective Articles for CEUS you will receive one absolutely free!
Our clinical perspective articles are written by some of the best in the CRT Industry. One article is published in each issue of DIRECTIONS. Currently, you can choose from 12 articles.

Add two articles to your shopping cart.

Use the BOGOCEU code to receive the $40 discount.

Visit the CEU Article Review Library today! 
Begin 2019 as a NRRTS Registrant!

Begin 2019 as a NRRTS Registrant!

There are so many reasons to be a NRRTS Registrant!

We know how hard you work to provide the best possible care and service for your clients.

We know you already go the "extra mile" and your clients become like family! 

What more can you do to demonstrate how much you value your profession?

Only NRRTS Registrants may use RRTS® - Registered Complex Rehabilitation Technology Supplier or CRTS® - Certified Complex Rehabilitation Technology Supplier designation.

NRRTS Registrants are known 

  • as dedicated professionals in the field of Complex Rehab Technology service delivery
  • to possesses the experience and knowledge to work with the clinician and client to determine the most appropriate enabling technology for people with disabilities
  • to know the range of the products available that includes wheeled mobility, seating and positioning, ambulation assistance,...

NRRTS New Assessment Tool - Brainsbuilder.com

NRRTS has implemented an automated assessment system. This allows you to receive your certificates immediately after passing the post-test and completing the survey. All of our courses require that you score a minimum of 70% to earn credit.

Here are a few tips to help things go smoothly for you!

1. Add noreply@brainsbuilder.com to your CONTACT list in your email.

2. Use your personal email when you begin the assessment, especially if your work email has high security or filters.

3. The certificate comes as a PDF attachment. If you're on a Smart Phone, be sure to scroll to the bottom to find the attachment.

4. Look for the certificate right away. If you wait a few days, you might delete it!

5. Take your time! Be sure to complete the entire survey! You will see a summary of your answers at the end of the survey and post-test.

6. Let us know right away if you do...

IFONS show support of NRRTS mission, vision, and goals

IFONS show support of NRRTS mission, vision, and goals

A Friend of NRRTS is an individual involved in the Rehabilitation Technology industry or profession who shares the mission and vision of NRRTS. An IFON does not meet the requirements for regular NRRTS Registration.

Don Olson, one of our newest IFONS has this to say,

“I am very glad to support the important work of NRRTS as an individual friend. This is a great option for professionals in the rehabilitation technology field to stay current with this rapidly changing service area. I so appreciate and am grateful for the high quality educational opportunities that NRRTS offers at a reduced rate for individual members. Thank you NRRTS!”

 

Don is a physical therapist who has worked in multiple practice settings including inpatient acute care, home care and a residential facility for people with developmental disabilities. In addition, he currently is an adjunct faculty at the University...