ASHT 42nd Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff and students attend hand therapy conference

by Michele Berhorst  •  October 11, 2019

Left to right: Lea Fang, OTD/S '20, and Melanie Hubbuck, OTD/S ’20, at poster presentation.

Faculty, staff and students represented the Program in Occupational Therapy at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 3-6. Doctoral students in the Hand Therapy Student Learning Clinic, led by Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA, and assisted by Rose McAndrew, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, held a workshop and gave poster and scientific oral presentations during the event.

Instructional Concurrent Session (Workshop)

Introducing Occupation Kits: A Low Cost, Evidence-Based Intervention to Promote Functional Hand Rehabilitation
Logan Berlet, OTD/S ’19; Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA; Rose McAndrew, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Poster Presentations

Outcome Trajectories for Pain, Disability, and Health Following Surgical Intervention for Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Rose McAndrew, OTD, OTR/L, CHT; Melanie Hubbuck, OTD/S ’20; and Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Occupation-Based Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Case Study
Melanie Hubbuck, OTD/S ’20; Lea Fang, OTD/S ’20; and Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

A Self-Management Program for Lateral Epicondyle Tendinopathy*
Rich Whalley, OTD/S ’19; Katie McQueen, OTD, OTR/L, CHT; and Rhonda Powell, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

The Relationship Between Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Measures with Therapy Referral and Utilization
Shannon Cochrane, OTD/S ’19; and Ann Marie Dale, PhD, OTR/L

Scientific Oral Presentations

Patient and Student Outcomes of a Student Experiential Learning Clinic for Hand Therapy
Rose McAndrew, OTD, OTR/L, CHT; Rich Whalley, OTD/S ’19; and Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

Practice Patterns of a Hand Therapy Student Experiential Learning Clinic
Rich Whalley, OTD/S ’19; Rose McAndrew, OTD, OTR/L, CHT; and Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, OTR/L, FAOTA

The Impact of Mental Health and Pain on Patient-Reported Physical Function in Traumatic Versus Non-Traumatic Upper Extremity Condition
Shannon Cochrane, OTD/S ’19; and Ann Marie Dale, PhD, OTR/L

*Winner of Best Poster Presentation Award


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