DMERT Level 2 Online Tech Training Now Available

Published in Complex Rehab on December 04, 2019

U.S. Rehab has partnered with FIOS DME Repair Training and VGM Education to offer an online repair technician training program. The second level of this program, focused specifically on CRT equipment, is now available for purchase! Click here to learn more and purchase DMERT Level 2 courses

The next level after DMERT Level 1 courses, the DMERT Level 2 courses provide the tech with a thorough understanding of complex rehab manual and power wheelchairs and basic seating, and basic seating adjustments and installation. The content focuses on the following: 

  • Manual Wheelchairs Advanced 
  • Powerchair Powered Seating Repair 
  • Programming and Specialty Controls (R-Net, Curtis, Dynamic) 

Significant discounts are available to U.S. Rehab members.

What about DMERT Level 1 courses? 

DMERT Level 1 courses contain content focused on basic medical equipment from walkers and manual wheelchairs to hospital beds, scooters, and Group 2 consumer power chairs. To learn more about DMERT Level 1 and to purchase, click here

About the DMERT Certification Levels 

The DMERT levels were created with the intention of techs earning the DMERT Level 1 certificate, DMERT Level 2 certificate and DMERT Level 3 certificate. If technicians are participating in the DMERT certification program, they must first pass the DMERT Level 1 online theory exam and competency exam before taking DMERT Level 2 courses. 

About the DMERT Group 

The DMERT Group was launched in May 2018 with the goal of training repair technicians more efficiently while advancing the entire profession. 

“This training and certification show that not just anyone can repair specialized medical equipment,” said Greg Packer, President of U.S. Rehab and secretary of the DMERT Group’s executive oversight board. “Only qualified, certified technicians should be working on these devices, and that is what the DMERT Group hopes to accomplish.” 

More information on the DMERT Group can be found at https://www.dmertgroup.com/


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