Foundations in Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation - Accreditation

Continuing Education

This continuing education activity offers a maximum of 9.75 continuing education hours, or 0.975 CEUs. 


The American Society of Hand Therapists is an approved provider of continuing education by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by the AOTA. 


The New York State Education Department of Physical Therapy recognizes ASHT as an approved provider of PT and PTA continuing education.

Continuing education requirements are regulated by the state boards of physical therapy. Each state licensing board has its own policies and procedures related to continuing education of its licensees. State boards of physical therapy place the responsibility on licensees to follow rules and regulations related to the practice of physical therapy and maintenance of licensure in their states. Licensees should verify acceptance of continuing education courses with their state licensing board by reviewing the relevant state practice act and/or administrative code.

Should you use the Foundations in Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation course in your state physical therapy recertification process, ASHT will reimburse up to $200** of the cost of the application. Please send ASHT a copy of your state physical therapy continuing education application to receive this reimbursement. Additionally, ASHT will supply on request, a continuing education packet containing all generally accepted required documentation. Please contact ASHT at for more information. 

**This reimbursement applies only to the first person to apply within each state. Subsequent applicants will not be charged by their state for filing.

PLEASE NOTE: State accrediting agencies may change the number of contact hours awarded for an independent study course.  


The American Society of Hand Therapists is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers.


Attendees may print his/her CE certificate via the course portal under the banner Course Evaluation/CEUs. 

Participants must:

  1. Have paid the registration fee.
  2. Attend their chosen sessions in their entirety.
  3. Complete an online Pre Test and Post Test and online evaluation form. CE certificates will be available immediately upon submission of evaluation form.

Attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.