WOODBRIDGE, Va. (September 10, 2020)—Karissa Peffer, ATF Medical’s Senior Coordinator of Adaptive Housing Solutions, has earned the Certified Environmental Access Consultant (CEAC) certification. ATF Medical provides comprehensive medical equipment and adaptive housing solutions to the workers’ compensation industry.
The credentialing program, administered by VGM Live at Home, is a national certification for professionals who create accessibility for people with physical challenges. These include rehabilitation specialists, physical and occupational therapists, assistive technology providers, and contractors. The certification was developed to fill a need for formal education, and validation in this field.
“Karissa coordinates home modifications for people who have been injured on the job. This is really a specialty within a specialty,” said Executive Director of Rehab Technology, Erin Zablocki, CDME, CEAC, ECHM. “We’re proud of her successfully completing the course and test.”
Payers, such as insurers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers, see the designation as the mark of a qualified specialist. The course covers the impact of disability on home and work environments, function, safety, and legal and ethical responsibilities. 
“Our CEAC pros combine construction, technology, and medical equipment expertise to develop efficient and effective home modifications that promote independence and empowerment for seriously injured individuals,” Zablocki added.
More information on the certification can be found at vgmliveathome.com. Visit atfmedical.com.