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The Mary Kasch Hand Therapy Certification Scholarship provides opportunities for professional development by providing financial support to an OT/PT interested in pursuing certification in hand therapy.
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  • Dry Needling Courses

    by HTCC ADMIN | Oct 20, 2014

    Dry Needling courses formerly were considered "complementary medicine" related courses and only a total of 10 hours in courses related to complementary medicine were permitted in Category C. Dry Needling courses will now be accepted for full credit in Category A if the content is related to the upper extremity, Category C if the content is not related to the upper extremity or split if there is a combination of upper extremity and non-upper extremity content.

     

  • AMP CHT Exam Candidate Experience Video

    by HTCC ADMIN | Apr 15, 2014

    Please click here to watch a short video designed for CHT examination candidates which provides an overview of computer-based testing procedures. We hope this video will increase your comfort level by outlining the process leading up to the test administration and letting you know what to expect on your testing day.

about the CHT CREDENTIAL

Who is a Certified Hand Therapist?

A Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) is an occupational therapist or physical therapist who has a minimum of five years of clinical experience, including 4,000 hours or more in direct practice in hand therapy. In addition, the Certified Hand Therapist has successfully passed a comprehensive test of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper quarter rehabilitation. Because of changes in the profession, every CHT is required to demonstrate continued professional development and competency by recertifying every five years.

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2014 Exams
May 5-10
November 3-8

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