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Hand Therapy Education – The Need for Structured Learning

June 20, 2022 • Hand Therapy • Jenna Thacker

Hand therapy is a very specialized and very challenging field of practice for therapy practitioners that is often challenging to break into. Pass rates to become a certified hand therapist often hangs around 50-60 percent, one of the lowest of therapy advanced certifications.
The need for structured learning in hand therapy exists in two areas:
1) The need for advanced learning in preparation to take the Hand Therapy Certification Examination
2) The need for a basic understanding for therapists who treat hand, wrist, and elbow diagnoses occasionally, but do not require or desire the advanced education to become a certified hand therapist.

Presenter: Jenna Thacker
Date: November 15, 2022
Time: 7:30 PM CDT

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Jenna Thacker

Jenna is an occupational therapist with 7 years of experience. She earned her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern Indiana before returning to school to pursue her Occupational Therapy Doctorate. Current Roles: Certified Hand Therapist, ProRehab Adjunct Faculty, University of Southern Indiana Program Director, Certificate for Advanced Practice in Hand...

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