CHT Exam Resources

Exam Study Resources

Discussion Group

Are you getting ready to sit for the CHT Exam? Did you know ASHT has a discussion group to support exam candidates? Share resources, seek assistance, maybe connect with others in your area to form a study group.

Hand Therapy Review Course

ASHT offers a Hand Therapy Review Course three times a year, providing a comprehensive review of the evaluation and intervention processes pursued for typical diagnoses in upper extremity rehabilitation. Particular focus is placed on clinical reasoning, case discussion and evidence-based practice. The course also offers a structured study approach to upper extremity rehabilitation that may serve as a means to prepare for the CHT Exam.

HTCC Study Group Match

As a public service to exam candidates, the Hand Therapy Certification Commission offers a directory of independent study groups. Please be aware that HTCC does not review or endorse any study group or its organization, content or study method.

Mary Kasch Hand Therapy Certification Scholarship

Did you know the Hand Therapy Tri-Alliance (ASHT, HTCC, AHTF) offers the Mary Kasch Hand Therapy Certification Scholarship? This is a financial scholarship awarded to a well-deserving occupational therapist or physical therapist preparing for the hand therapy certification examination. The application period is January 1 to March 1 each year.


ASHT’s Test Prep for the CHT Exam, 3rd Edition

An updated, detailed reference tool for therapists desiring to update their knowledge or earn the Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) credential.

ASHT’s TEST PREP for the CHT Exam, 3rd Edition, is a detailed reference tool for therapists desiring to earn the Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) credential. This edition includes relevant evidence, provides references from peer reviewed journal articles, includes review questions, and presents numerous images to enhance visual learning. Through a combination of print and digital access, ASHT has created a valuable resource for referencing relevant anatomy, surgical procedures, treatment guidelines, progression and orthotic regimens for the various diagnoses that therapists treat on a daily basis.

This book covers 13 chapters, which address the core elements of hand therapy practice including fracture management, wound healing, and nerve injury. Purchase of this book provides access to 20 additional online chapters, which continue the learning experience on topics such as burns, modalities, sprains and strains, electrodiagnostics, and pediatric conditions.

Multiple-choice questions have been added at the end of each chapter to review material and assess overall comprehension.

A 200-question multiple-choice exam at the end of the text offers the opportunity to receive continuing education credit for an additional fee. Please note: Those taking the exam will receive a score; however, an answer key to this exam is not provided in order to maintain the integrity of the continuing education unit.

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