Program Requirements

MetroHealth Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility requirements for The MetroHealth Occupational Therapy Hand Therapy Fellowship Program are as follows:

  • Graduate of an occupational therapy educational program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
  • Licensed occupational therapy provider by the Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainers Board.
  • Certified Occupational Therapy provider with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
  • Completed one year of post-secondary work experience as a licensed occupational therapy provider.
  • Maintains membership with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) prior to and throughout the fellowship program.
  • Must be able to travel to multiple locations where occupational therapy services are provided.
  • Possess current BLS certification prior to and throughout fellowship program.
  • Obtains influenza shot required which is required annually per MetroHealth employment policy.
  • Interacts effectively with a wide range of cultural, ethnic, racial, and socioeconomic backgrounds.