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How to Manage Your Time Documenting As an Occupational Therapist

Struggling with what to document and how to do it in a timely manner? Suppose you are an occupational therapy student going into fieldwork, a brand new Occupational Therapist trying to get into hand therapy, or potentially even an Occupational Therapist with a lot of experience trying to get into hand therapy.. these are a …

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Why Does My Mindset Matter to Prepare and Pass the CHT Exam

If you are thinking….gosh….can I even pass this Hand Therapy Certification Exam….it’s so hard.  That’s because everyone and their mother has been telling you it’s hard. Then, that’s the story we tell ourselves and then it becomes harder and harder. That mountain we have to climb seems too out of our reach.  Do you know …

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How to Get Started If You Want to Become a Certified Hand Therapist

“How do I become a Certified Hand Therapist?” “What do I need to do to become a Certified Hand Therapist?”  These are questions I get a lot and to be honest it’s not very easy becoming a CHT, but it’s possible!  I want to help you by creating a roadmap because having a plan in …

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Become an Expert in Creating Custom Orthosis in Hand Therapy

Creating custom-fitted orthosis is a mix of art and science. We must first understand the principles of making orthosis, and then we must understand the problem that our patient’s problem. Only after we have decided what the problem is and how we want to go about treating it can we decide what type of orthosis …

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What Do You Need To Be Successful with Orthosis Fabrication As An Occupational Therapist?

Are you an OT or OTA that wants to get better at creating custom-fitted orthosis? I know I was when I first got out of graduate school. I had great internship opportunities that allowed me to practice making orthosis while I was there. I even created templates and did a lecture as my exit project …

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Pass the Board Certified Hand Therapist Exam Even If You Failed

Have you taken the Certified Hand Therapist exam and not been successful?  Did you fail, and did it make you feel sad, disappointed, angry?   If you did not pass that CHT exam, this message is for you.  Someone I spoke to about my Hand Exam Prep Program told me something that made me feel really …

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How to Study Ulnar Nerve Compressions for the CHT Exam

When it comes to studying the Nerve section for the Hand Therapy Exam to become a Certified Hand Therapist – overwhelm is an understatement! As the expert, you have to know the anatomy, but only one part of the whole picture. People come to you and stay with you because of your ability to solve …

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