Medtrade Partners with NRRTS to Enhance Educational Programming

ATLANTA — VNU Expositions, producer of the Medtrade Conference and Exposition, announced a partnership with the National Registry of Rehabilitation Technology Suppliers (NRRTS). NRRTS will manage the rehabilitation educational track for Medtrade 2006. The partnership will provide timely, comprehensive programming for rehabilitation providers in the home health care industry.

"VNU Expositions, the American Association for Homecare and the Medtrade Educational Advisory Board are pleased to make this announcement," says Art Ellis, group vice president for VNU Expositions. "We are confident that through NRRTS's knowledge of the rehab industry, the rehab track at Medtrade 2006 will directly target the needs of rehab professionals, providing them with the best possible educational experience."

NRRTS's professional and clinical knowledge will ensure that the educational track directly speaks to the most current issues facing rehabilitation professionals. Additionally, the partnership will allow Medtrade attendees to receive continuing education credits (CEUs) for several of the rehabilitation track sessions that will be offered at the 2006 conference.

"NRRTS is excited to be selected to review and develop the rehab educational track for Medtrade 2006," says Mike Seidel, NRRTS president. "We are committed to offering continuing educational opportunities and developing rehab education for advanced rehabilitation technology suppliers, which are both important goals for our industry."

Medtrade 2006 is scheduled for Sept. 19-21 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. Las Vegas is the location for Medtrade Spring 2006 on March 21-23. For more information on NRRTS, visit www.nrrts.org.

This article originally appeared in the February 2006 issue of HME Business.

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