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Official verification of certification
status of Certified Hand Therapist
(CHT) is available to all interested parties.



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.
  • Exam Results

    by HTCC ADMIN | Nov 30, 2015

    We anticipate that the results of the November 2015 CHT exam will be available sometime this week. You will be able to log into the Certification Center on the HTCC website and view your own results (pass/fail). This information will be posted as soon as possible after we receive it from AMP, but we do not know the exact date. We will update the news section on the home page at when information is available.


  • Instructions for Completing the Recertification Requirements Online

    by HTCC ADMIN | Sep 24, 2015

    If you are due to recertify this year, before you can complete the Recertification Application, you must first enter and have all your professional development and work hours approved. Please click here for instructions on entering your professional development and work hours. Once approved, you will be able to complete the recertification application in "For CHTs". No handbook is required. All professional development and work hours must be completed by November 15th. For deadlines, dates and fees click here.

    To complete the application:

    -Log into "For CHTs"

    -On the landing page, select the third bullet point "Complete the Recertification Application" from the section YOUR INFORMATION

    -Fill in your State Licence/Registration information

    -Complete the online signature of consent form

    -Complete the payment page

  • 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.


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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