"I have told so many people about the exceptional teaching-learning experience the curriculum of the HUQR certification program provided. After completing the certification program, I felt empowered to treat with confidence, better able to approach surgeons with questions or concerns about clients, and identify evidence-based practice within the field of hand therapy. I love this program."
—Pamela Kasyan-Itzkowitz, MS, OTR/L, CHT, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
"The Drexel program has been a catalyst for my career in hand therapy. It provided me with the knowledge and hands on skills that are required of hand therapists. The faculty is outstanding and the program far exceeded my expectations! Do not hesitate to enroll in this program. It has been one of the best career choices that I have made."
—Lois DiGirolamo, MS,OTR/L, Philadelphia Hand Center, Philadelphia, PA.
"Thanks for a great experience. The [Drexel] Hand Certificate Program made a substantial impact not only on how I evaluate and treat the upper extremity, but how I look at all of my patients in terms of tissue healing, mobilization, immobilization, strengthening and conditioning, modalities—everything! It was an extremely well-organized and strong evidenced-based didactic program. The hands-on labs and splinting workshops did wonders for developing my skills. It was fun and worth the work!"
—Florence Corcoran, PT, Director, Aquatic & Physical Therapy Center, Easton, PA.
"The Hand Certificate Program is outstanding and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a graduate-level program with a hand therapy focus. The education I received made me a more well-rounded and thorough clinician, improved my confidence with managing and treating a broad range of upper extremity injuries and disorders, and prepared me for the CHT exam. This program is well worth every penny and will definitely have a lasting impact on how you perform patient care."
—Lisa Smurr, OTR/L, CHT, Captain, Army Medical Specialist Corps, US Army
"The Hand Certificate program was an excellent experience, and well worth the time and money. Learning from the top clinicians in the field of Hand Therapy was amazing. I was a CHT at the time and found it challenging and enhanced my clinical skills. I can't say enough."
—Heidemarie Ross, OTR/L, CHT, Digital Rehabilitation Associates, Latrobe, PA