For complete information and to register online, visit today at www.asht.org. Register before the Early-Bird Deadline of August 9, 2007 and SAVE! Leading the Way in Hand Therapy Education for 30 Years We proudly invite you to attend the American Society of Hand Therapists’ (ASHT) 30th Annual Meeting, October 4e7 in Phoenix. The Annual Meeting is the premier hand therapy education event of the year and is one of the main reasons ASHT has been Leading the Way in Hand Therapy Education for 30 Years. ASHT’s 30th Annual Meeting provides educational opportunities for the treatment of the upper extremity like no other conference. Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 31 Continuing Education hours or 3.1 CEUs through a wide variety of course options. Choose from a comprehensive schedule including Pre-Conference Institutes, Instructional Courses, Special Presentations, Case Studies, Educational Vendor Showcases, 60 Pearls in 60 Minutes sessions, and Paper and Poster Presentations. Each Instructional Course is unique and will provide you with high-quality scientific information, allowing you to stay up to date in hand therapy treatments. Some of the courses offered this year include Upper Extremity Mobilization, Management of Upper Extremity Burns, The Mobilization of Military Hand Therapists in the War on Terrorism, Diabetes Complications in Tissue Healing of the Upper Extremity, Manual Medicine for the Hand Therapist, and much more! Acquiring knowledge is not the only benefit of attending ASHT’s 30th Annual Meeting. Attendees also have the chance to make numerous professional contacts during networking opportunities, such as the Opening Reception hosted by HTCC and breaks between sessions. The Exhibit Hall also provides an excellent opportunity to meet more than 50 vendors face to face to learn about the latest hand therapy products and services. Review the following pages or visit www.asht.org to learn about the invaluable experiences of attending ASHT’s 30th Annual Meeting. We look forward to seeing you in Phoenix! Sincerely MELISSA THURLOW, MBA, OTR/L, CHT 2007 Annual Meeting Chair MIKE E. CRICCHIO, MBA, OTR/L, CHT 2007 Annual Meeting Vice-Chair
Annual Meeting Committee Program Chair MELISSA THURLOW, MBA, OTR/L, CHT 2007 Annual Meeting Chair Program Vice-Chair MIKE E. CRICCHIO, MBA, OTR/L, CHT 2007 Annual Meeting Vice-Chair
Sub-Chairpersons Instructional Course Chairs KENDYL BROCK, OTR/L, CHT KERI LANDRIEU, LOTR, CHT Poster Chair TERESA BRININGER, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
Poster Sub-Chair MARTA BRINKLEY, OTR/L, CHT Pre-Conference Institutes Chair LYNN BASSINI, MA, OTR, CHT Scientific Papers Chair TERESA BRININGER, PhD, OTR/L, CHT
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Have the opportunity to improve clinical reasoning skills necessary for addressing challenging hand therapy problems. Be introduced to state-of-the-art hand therapy techniques and procedures. Be introduced to the latest research in hand therapy. Be introduced to new and innovative products and technology to improve everyday practice and patient outcomes. Have the opportunity to develop and use hand therapist networks to grow clinically, academically, and professionally. Be exposed to new practice management procedures.
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Annual Meeting Exhibitors The following is a sampling of past ASHT Annual Meeting exhibitors. For a current list of 2007 exhibitors, visit www.asht.org. 3 Point Products Advanced Rehabilitation Technologies Advanced Innovations, Inc. Aesthetic Concerns Prosthetics Aircast Alatheia Prosthetics American Hand Therapy Foundation American Society of Surgery of the Hand American Occupational Therapy Association AMGF, Inc. Global Prosthetic Development Amputee Coalition of America ASTYM Treatment Becker Orgegon Best Priced Products Biometrics Ltd. Bioness, Inc. BMS Reimbursement Management Body Care Resort, Inc. BSN Medical, Inc. BTE Technologies, Inc. Capital Medical Corporation Cedaron Medical, Inc. Chattanooga Group Chesapeake Medical Products, Inc. China Gel, Inc. Claytronics, Inc. CustomMeds DeRoyal Industries Dignified Living Digisplint Systems, Inc. Dozac Enterprises Dynasplint Systems, Inc. Elsevier Empi, Inc.
EMSI Exploring Hand Therapy Gore & Associates Graston TechniqueÒ The Guatemala Healing Hands Foundation Hand Rehabilitation Foundation Hand Therapy Certification Commission Handstand Hanoun Medical HEALTHSOUTH Corporation Home Medical Services Hygenic Corp./Thera-band/ Biofreeze Idastream Consumer Products IMAK Products Corporation Innovative Bracing Innovation Sports, Inc. IOMED, Inc. JACE Systems Jemarkel Health-Tech Joint Active Systems, Inc. Joint Jack Company JTech Kinesio USA, LLC Kinex Medical Company Lantz Medical Laser Therapeutic Technology, Inc. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins LIVINGSKIN by Aesthetic Concerns Prosthetics Maddak, Inc. Matrix Rehabilitation MD Systems, Inc. Med-Mart Int., Inc. Med Spec Meditech International, Inc.
Medx Health, Inc. Mercer County Supply, Inc. Mettler Electronics Corp. New Medical Technologies NEWS-Line for PTs and OTs North Coast Medical Omni Motion, Inc. Orfit Industries NV OrthoRehab, Inc. Osiris Group, Inc. Otto Bock HealthCare Physiotherapy Associates Pillet Hand Prostheses, Ltd. Powering Athletics ProMed by ShockTek The Rehabilitation Documentation Company Restorative Care of America, Inc. Runlite USA Sammons Preston Rolyan Silipos, Inc. Silverglide Surgical Technologies Silver Ring Splint Company STE, Inc. Survival Strategies, Inc. Thera-Band Products/Hygienic Corp. Therabath PRO TheraQuip Theratopia Thermo-Electric Co. Unique Rehabilitation Solutions, Inc. UE TECH U.S. Physical Therapy WFR Corporation W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
If you’re interested in exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities at ASHT’s 30th Annual Meeting, contact ASHT Headquarters at [email protected]
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