Coastal Hand Clinic

City/Town:
Surrey

Site Address:

Unit 230 - 5620 152nd Street
Surrey, BC V3S 3K2

Facility Type:

Placement Category:

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We hope you will join our team at Coastal for a unique hand therapy learning experience. This is an essential practical experience for any therapist wanting to pursue a post-graduate career in hand therapy. It's also a great way to expand your knowledge in a practice area that is limited in your training at university and see a unique approach to upper extremity care.

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Outpatient

Facility Type:

Private Practice

Patient population description:

Primarily adult patient population. Acute upper extremity injuries and post-operative care. May also include some upper extremity repetitive strain and/or tendinopathy diagnoses.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

Two physiotherapists on site: 1 senior therapist with over 17 years experience; GunnIMS certification, RCAMT manual therapy background and Certified Hand Therapist (CHT). The other an experienced physiotherapist training to be a certified hand therapist.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

The placement will be a 1:1 learning environment. The caseload of patients will be shared with the supervisor. There will be lots of direct supervision.

In addition, there will be an opportunity to spend a few mornings (hand surgical clinic) with a hand surgeon who is closely affiliated with our clinic.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

You will work along with OT CHT colleagues as hand therapy is a shared discipline. It will provide an interesting perspective to see how a different therapy discipline approaches similar patients.


For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

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