ISS 2017 Program


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IC57: The Seating Clinic: Business Realities for Success

The funding for complex medical equipment requires a continuous collaboration with a team approach is the best strategy to assure success and reduce chances for denials and appeals. Seating clinic teams involve internal and outside partners such as the complex rehabilitation supplier and often the manufacturer. This course will outline the roles and responsibilities of and discuss how to set up a team environment so multiple continuum of care can be showcased.


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to;



Theresa F. Berner, MOT, OTR/L, ATP
Wexner Medical Center At The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
United States

Theresa Berner, MOT, OTR/L, ATP is an OT and Rehabilitation Clinical Manger at The Ohio State University Medical Center. She has over 23 years’ experience in seating and positioning.  Theresa has been certified by RESNA as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). She is responsible for Assistive Technology center and is a clinical instructor at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at OSU .Theresa has participated in presentations across the country at many conferences

Tina L Roesler, PT, MS, ABDA
Motion Composites
St Roch De l'Achigan, Quebec

Tina Roesler is a PT with over 20 years of experience in Seating and Wheeled Mobility.  She has presented at a variety of symposiums including previous ISS, APTA, ATSA, Nordic Seating Sympoisum, RESNA, and Posture and Mobility.  She is currently the head of International Development for Motion Composites.  A manufacturer of ultralight weight carbon and aluminum wheelchairs.



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