Alpine Home Medical Equipment houses the most Assistive Technology Professionals in the state in order to provide you with the best wheelchair to fit your needs.
What is an Assistive Technology Professional? An assistive technology professional analyzes the needs of individuals with disabilities, assists in selection of appropriate devices or equipment, and trains the individual on how to properly use the specific device or equipment.
So why is this certification important to you? Quite simply, the credentials achieved through this certification program promotes quality assurance for you - the customer, while promoting a standard of professional practice for the field. These standards aim to enhance service to people with disabilities who seek technology to maximize their ability to function in their environment. RESNA’s ATP Certification recognizes professionals who have reached an internationally accepted standard of knowledge in assistive technology. To achieve ATP certification, a candidate must first have two years experience in the field, pass a rigorous exam, and finally must maintain their credential through on-going education and continued work in the field.
An ATP certified professional takes a holistic approach to every situation, assessing your situation and influences, and then determining what equipment will enable you to optimize your life at home, school, work and in the community. ATPs must follow a strict Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, helping to assure quality service and consumer protection.