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Important Dates
2017 Exams
May 1 - 6
November 6 - 11
mission, vision and purpose of HTCC

Our Mission

The mission of the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, Inc. is to support a high level of competence in hand therapy practice and to advance the specialty through a formal credentialing process.

Our Vision

The Hand Therapy Certification Commission envisions a time when every qualified therapist who treats hand patients will become a Certified Hand Therapist.

Our Purpose

The purposes of the Hand Therapy Certification program are to:

  • Serve the public and hand therapy community by maintaining high standards in the practice of hand therapy.
  • Enhance the quality of patient care.
  • Recognize occupational therapists and physical therapists that have achieved an advanced level of professional knowledge and clinical skill.
  • Encourage participation in continuing education and professional development.