Occupational Therapy Association of Californa

OTAC Special Topics Forum - Apr. 17, 2024 | OT and the Evaluation of Complex Rehab Technology (CRT)

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OTAC Special Topics Forum | Virtual Webinar

When: April 17, 2024, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Kisa Geiger MSOT, OTR/L, ATP

Kisa Geiger will provide an overview of CRT (Complex Rehab Technology) and compare it to DME (Durable Medical Equipment) so attendees come away with a general understanding of CRT and just how important occupational therapy can be in the whole process.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the role a therapist (PT or OT) plays in the procurement of complex rehab technology
  • Be able to identify the difference between Durable Medical Equipment (DME) and Complex Rehab Technology (CRT)
  • Describe qualifications based on Medicare LCDs to obtain a K0005 vs. a K0004 and a group 2 vs. a group 3 PWC
  • Describe the valuable lens occupational therapy practitioners have when evaluating seating, positioning, and mobility

Cost: $10 for OTAC Members | $25 for OTAC Nonmember

Kisa Geiger

Kisa Geiger MSOT, OTR/L, ATP, graduated from Dominican University of California in 2014 with a Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. She started her career at UC San Diego Health where she treated a wide variety of complex and routine patients from the med-surg unit to the neuro ICU. She also has experience in skilled nursing as an OT, SNF authorization in managed care, and director of rehab at an independent living facility. Geiger is native to the Central Valley but has lived all over California and briefly in the Midwest. Geiger is passionate about being an ATP because she feels called to help others access their world and to participate in activities that bring them joy and purpose.