ASHT Membership: Did You Know?

Posted by Mojca C. Herman, MA, OTR/L, CHT on 10/29/2019

ASHT MEMBERS AND POTENTIAL MEMBERS: DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that ASHT is currently comprised of over 3500 members dedicated to the excellence of hand and upper extremity therapy?

Did you know that ASHT is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in advancing the science and practice of our distinguished field?

Did you know that ASHT does not require you to be a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) to be a member?

Did you know that ASHT offers a wide range of membership levels? These include licensed occupational or physical therapists and therapy assistants,  hand surgeons, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals involved in the practice of hand therapy.

Did you know that ASHT offers membership options to students, graduates from therapy program including post-professional doctoral programs, as well as retired non practicing individuals that wish to remain connected to the organization?

Did you know that ASHT members have access to numerous valuable professional benefits? These include access to the Journal of Hand Therapy/ASHT Times, latest science, research, practice management resources, and legislative/reimbursement updates. Members get discounts for extensive continuing education events, the online bookstore, and have access to the career center for posting and searching jobs.  

Did you know that ASHT members have access to a large networking active e-community of experienced hand therapists for collaboration, mentorship and searchable online discussion forums?

Did you know that ASHT membership provides over $2000.00 in discounts if you take advantage of every member benefit?

Did you know that ASHT was inspired 42 years ago by our founding ASHT members; six visionary physical therapy and occupational therapy leaders? The impact of their vision has been tremendous for both our organization and our individual expertise in health care.

Did you know that ASHT members are ALL leaders? Every single member has the ability to impact the future of hand and upper extremity rehabilitation to ensure that ASHT continues to be a relevant and recognized leader. Join or renew and let’s grow the membership numbers to 4,000 and beyond!