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Knowledge Translation with Marsha Lawrence, PT, DPT, CHT
Episode 2916th May 2022 • Hands In Motion • American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)
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On this episode of Hands in Motion we are joined by Mia Erickson, PT, CHT, EdD and Marsha Lawrence, PT, DPT, CHT - both physical therapists and certified hand therapists - to discuss knowledge translation. We discuss what it is, how it is different from evidence-based practice and how it currently and will continue to effect treatment in hand therapy. 



Reference Links


1. AAOS Quality Programs and Guidelines:

1. AOTA Evidence Based Practice Resources (includes systematic reviews, critically appraised topics, practice guidelines, evidence infographics): AOTA EBP Resources

2. APTA Clinical Practice Guidelines: List of published CPG's

3. APTA Evidence Based Practice Resources: (includes tests and measures, clinical summaries, interventions and link to CPG’s in progress) APTA EBP Resources

4. Choose Wisely: Choose Wisely Clinician List

5. Choose Wisely: Choose Wisely patient list

6. ECRI Guidelines Trust:

7. JOSPT Published CPG list:


Guest Bio:

Marsha Lawrence has been a PT for over 40 years, a CHT since 1991 and earned her

DPT in 2019. She has practiced hand rehabilitation in a variety of settings on the

East Coast and in the Midwest. She served on ASHT’s Board of Directors as the Practice Division Director and as a Board Member at-Large. She presently serves as the Practice Affairs Coordinator for the APTA Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity, their Chief Delegate to the APTA’s House of Delegates, the Federal Affairs Liaison for the Academy, serves on APTA’s Public Policy and Advocacy Committee and on the Board of Directors for the American Hand Therapy Foundation.




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