CMH occupational therapist receives national certification specializing in hand therapy
Suzi Dieckhaus, OTR/L, MOT, CLT, CHT, occupational therapist with Citizens Memorial Healthcare, has received certification in hand therapy from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, a national accrediting organization.
In addition to passing the national exam, a certified hand therapist has a minimum of five years of experience in the clinic setting, as well as 4,000 hours of work directly associated with hand therapy. Nationwide, only 100 people have passed the exam.
Dieckhaus has worked for CMH for seven years. For more information about hand therapy, contact CMH Outpatient Therapy and Occupational Health Services at 417-328-6453.
August 26, 2011