Certification

Certification Workgroup

Our Thanks

Developing a successful certification program is a big endeavor, and only possible with the commitment ‎and expertise of dedicated volunteers. AMRPA would like to thank our wonderful certification volunteers ‎for the commitment to the Medical Rehabilitation Management Certification Program, particularly ‎throughout the challenges that so many were facing in their organizations and communities due to ‎COVID-19. We are very grateful for your dedication!‎


Job Task Analysis Task Force

Terry Carolan, MSPT‎
AVP, Program Development and Education, Select Medical

Sara J Godwin, MS, RN, CRRN  ‎
Sr. Director Quality/Nursing, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

Clément J Hakim, PT, MBA  ‎
Director of the Rehabilitation Center, Blake Medical Center, Bradenton FL  ‎

Valerie Pasnau, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN, CRRN, PCCN
Vice President, Clinical Development & Operations, Vibra Healthcare

William Pegler

Vanessa Sandarusi, FACHE, MBA, MHSA, OT/L      

Jane Snecinski, FACHE  ‎
President, Post Acute Advisors


AMRPA Credentialing Committee

Terry Carolan, MSPT ‎
AVP, Program Development and Education, Select Medical

Sara J Godwin, MS, RN, CRRN  ‎
Sr. Director Quality/Nursing, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

Clément J Hakim, PT, MBA  ‎
Director of the Rehabilitation Center, Blake Medical Center, Bradenton FL  ‎

Valerie Pasnau, DNP, MBA, MSN, RN, CRRN, PCCN
Vice President, Clinical Development & Operations, Vibra Healthcare

Vanessa Sandarusi, FACHE, MBA, MHSA, OT/L      

Jane Snecinski, FACHE  ‎
President, Post Acute Advisors

Item-Writers

April Barela, MSN, RN, CCM ‎
Director of Patient Outcomes, Rehabilitation Hospital of Southern New Mexico

Vickey Bartel, RN BS  ‎
Marketing Director Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, Newman Regional Health, Emporia Kansas ‎

Kate Bradshaw, PhD, FACHE, CPHQ  ‎
Director of Quality, VCU Health Tappahannock Hospital

Chris Brown, MS, OTR/L  ‎
Program Director of Rehabilitation, Menorah Medical Center

Douglas A Fronzaglia II, DO, MS
Medical director LECOM Inpatient Rehabilitation, LECOM Health

Mark J. Esper, MPT, GCS, MDiv, MBA  ‎
Physical Therapist, Geriatric Certified Specialist, Director of Inpatient Rehab Services, Swedish Hospital, ‎North Shore University Health System  ‎

Patrick Flannery, FACHE, MBA, OTR  ‎
CEO Christus St. Michaels Rehabilitation Hospital

Sara J Godwin, MS, RN, CRRN  ‎
Sr. Director Quality/Nursing, Kindred Rehabilitation Services

Clément J Hakim, PT, MBA  ‎
Director of the Rehabilitation Center, Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, FL  ‎

Janet Herbold, PT, PhD, MPH  ‎
VP- Post Acute Services, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Anita Heyman MSN, RN, NEA-BC

Michelle Houtz, RN, MSN/ED
Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation

Jane T. Keim, OTR  Sr. ‎
Director of Quality, Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services

Julie Ladwig PT, MHA  ‎
Administrative Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation Services, Mary Free Bed at Munson Healthcare

Scott Littig, MBA, MA, CCC/SLP  ‎
Program Manager, MossRehab

Renee Lomax, BSN, RN, CRN10, ‎
PPS Documentation Specialist, Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation Division

Theresa M. Luce, RN  ‎
PPS Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital ‎

Kimberly McElroy, BSN,BA,RN,CRRN  ‎
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation-Marlton ‎

Robb Neuschaefer, PT, MHA  ‎
Director Clinical Services, INTEGRIS Health-Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation

Vanessa Sandarusi, FACHE, MBA, MHSA, OT/L      

Joanna Skokowski, MS, CCC-SLP  ‎
Manager, Rehabilitation Services, HMH- Riverview Medical Center ‎

Thomas Smith, OTR/L, MBA  ‎
Chief Operating Officer, MossRehab

Kathy Smithberger, PT   ‎
Director of Rehabilitation Service, Cleveland Clinic, Mercy Hospital

Jane Snecinski, FACHE  ‎
President, Post Acute Advisors

Abigail Starkey, BSN, RN  ‎
PPS Coordinator, Cleveland Clinic Rehabilitation Hospital, Beachwood, OH

Christopher Thorson, PT  ‎
Therapy Manager, Essentia Health Miller-Dwan Rehabilitation ‎

Michael Tsang, MSW, MBA, FACHE  ‎
Director of Operations, Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Health

Amy Wamsley, PT, MPT, CPHQ  ‎
Mgr, Clinical Compliance Auditing, Tenet Healthcare

Natasha Woolery, PT, MBA  ‎
Clinical Director Post-Acute Services Division, HCA Healthcare