2014 Affiliate Membership Applicant Qualifications

Any individual who meets the following qualifications is eligible to apply for Affiliate Membership:

  • Shall be fully licensed as an allied healthcare professional (e.g., hand therapist; occupational therapist; physical therapist; physician assistant; nurse practitioner; registered nurse) in a state, territory, or province of competent jurisdiction, and shall specialize in the treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the upper limbs;

  • If a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT), shall maintain active membership in ASHT;

  • Shall be of high moral, ethical, and professional standing;

  • Shall have a sponsor letter from an ASSH Active member (elected 2010 or earlier), or in the case of international (non US)¬†Affiliate applicants¬†shall have a sponsor letter from either an ASSH Active member or ASSH International member (elected 2010 or earlier).