Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program at OrthoCarolina Earns Full Accreditation
Program is only accredited Hand Therapy Fellowship program in North Carolina
The OrthoCarolina Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program has received official accreditation from the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA). OrthoCarolina now has the only accredited occupational/hand therapy program in North Carolina, and is one of just four accredited programs nationwide.
“To become an accredited hand therapy fellowship program takes many years of hard work and preparation, and we’re extremely proud of our Hand Therapy faculty and team for their perseverance,” said Dianne Jackson, Vice President, Ancillary Services, OrthoCarolina.
The OrthoCarolina Occupational/Hand Therapy fellowship is an 18 month, post-professional clinical and didactic education experience designed for occupational therapists who wish to significantly advance their preparation as a specialty provider of orthopedic upper extremity and hand rehabilitation services. This fellowship combines ongoing clinical mentoring with a theoretical basis for advanced practice and scientific inquiry. Fellows accepted into the program will be full-time employees of OrthoCarolina, salaried with benefits.
For more information on the AOTA accredited Occupational Hand Therapy Fellowship Program click here.