Poster Session  |   November 2018
Barriers and Solutions to Fieldwork Education in Hand Therapy
Author Affiliations
  • Huntington University
Article Information
Education of OTs and OTAs / Health Services Research and Education
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Barriers and Solutions to Fieldwork Education in Hand Therapy
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510161p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO1017
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211510161p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO1017
Abstract

Date Presented 4/19/2018

Approximately 85% of certified hand therapists are occupational therapists. This study presents the responses of more than 2,000 hand therapists to a survey regarding barriers to accepting students for a rotation in a hand setting and recommended student preparation beforehand to ensure success.

Primary Author and Speaker: Nathan Short

Contributing Authors: Shelby Sample, Malachi Murphy