Hands-on Orthotics – Seattle, WA November 19, 2022

Course Details

Title: Hands-on Orthotics – Seattle, WA
Date: November 19, 2022
Time: 8 am – 5:00 pm

Kaiser Permanente
201 16th Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112

Main Building - 6th Floor - Soundview Room

Kimberly Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT

Course Description:
Hands-on Orthotics is a lab-intensive, customized course designed to improve orthotic fabrication skills. This course is for beginner to intermediate practitioners/hand therapists. Participants receive a course manual, and orthoses are customized according to the class.


  • Course participants will demonstrate ability to fabricate several custom orthoses
  • Course participants will identify indications/contraindications of the orthoses shown below
  • Course participants will demonstrate knowledge of practical applications of orthoses


  • Anti-claw
  • DRUJ instability
  • Midcarpal instability
  • Radial nerve palsy
  • Static progressive composite flexion
  • Static progressive PIP extension
  • RMO

​​​​​​​Registration Fee:
Members $280
Non-Members $325

Attendees can earn up to 8 continuing education hours/0.8 CEUs.

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited enrollment is planned to ensure quality of course and ample instructor-participant attention. Cancellation of registration up to two weeks prior to course date will result in a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS ESTABLISHED DEADLINE. It is the responsibility of the registrant to notify ASHT of cancellation in writing or by email to education@asht.org. Refunds will be issued within 30 days of notification. In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, ASHT will provide full refund of the registration fee only.

All grievances may be directed to the ASHT Education Division by sending an email to education@asht.org.

For further information or questions regarding this course, contact education@asht.org

Kim Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT

A CHT since 2001, Kim Kraft holds a DPT from Emory University and resides in Portland OR. Service experience includes: Education Division Director, ASHT Times Co-Editor, HTRC Lecturer, UE Institute Lead, ASHT Annual Meeting Committee member and 2022 Annual Meeting Committee Chair, IFSHT Education Committee, AAHS Vargas Award recipient, and Triennial Congress Planning Committee.