Introduction to Hand Therapy Course - ONLINE February 2022
1. Course Information
Refer to the Course Profiles page for detailed information about the course including: Course type, overview, pre-requisites, assessment and learning outcomes, assessment details and statement of CPD hours.
This course will be delivered via an online platform.
3. Course Schedule
|26 Feb 2022||8.30am - 5.00pm AEDT||Course Content|
|8 March 2022||8.00pm AEDT||Online Exam (30 minutes)|
*AEDT is VIC, NSW, ACT and TAS. If you are in SA, WA, NT or QLD, you must check the time difference. If you are not certain, use this website to convert: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html
Non-Member $450 inc GST
Registration for this course comes with a $99 credit towards membership of the AHTA as either an Affiliate or Associate, depending on your status.
Please indicate when you check out whether you are a student or registered OT/PT. After enrolment, a staff member will email you the details of your membership and invoice for any balance outstanding. For the duration of your membership, you will be entitled to courses discounted to the Associate price.
When payment is finalised you will receive a confirmation email with instructions. Please check your junk email in the first instance. If it is not received contact the office immediately email@example.com
5. Registration closing date
29th January 2022 unless sold out prior.
We recommend that you have a finger goniometer on hand for the practical demonstration included in the course. If you are unable to borrow a finger goniometer you can purchase the Jamar Finger Goniometer and we will include this in the pack of course materials that is posted to you.
We recommend the Jamar Finger Goniometer as it will be useful in your working futures. You can purchase the Jamar Finger Goniometer HERE
Melanie McCulloch OT, AHT (AHTA), Grad Dip (Hand Therapy)
Melanie has over 20 years experience in hand and upper limb rehabilitation, working mostly in trauma across both public and private sectors. She is the Director and Senior Hand Therapist at Re-wired Hand Therapy & Nerve Recovery in Melbourne, Victoria. She has extensive experience in the treatment of brachial plexus injury and has presented at National and International conferences including an AHTA workshop on Nerve Transfer Rehabilitation in 2017. Melanie graduated from La Trobe University in Occupational Therapy and has a Graduate Certificate in Hand Therapy from Derby in the UK. She is a current Member of the Credentialing Council of the AHTA.