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China: Advanced Hand and Upper Quadrant Evaluation and Intervention

Students will have the opportunity to study upper limb rehabilitation with a focus on the anatomical and wound healing theories used in current rehabilitation techniques. Students will engage in practical applications of evaluation and intervention techniques. Professor Poole will be leading this course along with Joan Sullivan, an experienced clinician and former President of the American Society of Hand Therapists.


Shanghai, China

Program Dates:

This program is cancelled.

Application Deadlines:

Round 1: Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Round 2: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Round 3: Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Who Can Participate:

  • NYU graduate students
  • Non-NYU graduate students and professionals who are not enrolled at an academic institution

Related Areas of Study:

  • Occupational Therapy

This is not a complete list. We value diverse perspectives in our programs and encourage students from other majors and professions.


OT-GE 2802 Section 099 (Class #4983) - Advanced Hand & Upper Quadrant Evaluation and Intervention (3 Points)

Important note: Occupational Therapy students should consult with their academic adviser for approval.  Non-Occupational Therapy students and practicing therapists should consult course instructor for approval.


Sally E. Poole, OTD, OT/L, CHT 
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, New York University

Joan L. Sullivan, MA, OTR/L, CHT  
Owner, Privant Hand Therapy Clinic


2016 Graduate Tuition: $1,538 per point plus registration and services fees

Bursar’s payment deadline dates

Learn about scholarship opportunities

Other Costs:

2016 Housing Fees: $450

2016 Activities Fees: $200
Housing and Activity fees are billed through the Bursar and will be due in accordance with the Bursar billing schedule.  International airfare to and from the program location is not included in the program fee. Students must purchase their own round-trip tickets and are responsible for their own accommodation for travel beyond the program dates.


Students will stay in shared or single accommodations in the NYU Shanghai residence hall.  Group accommodation dates correspond with the program dates listed above.

Flight, Travel, and Visa Information:

Flight: Students book their own travel to coincide with program dates

Passport: All program participants are required to have a valid passport, which must be valid at least six months beyond the program end date.

Visa to China: With only a few exceptions, most short-term foreign travelers such as US or Canadian passport holders need a tourism visa to enter mainland China (e.g., Shanghai, Beijing). For visa requirements and application instructions, visit the People's Republic of China visa link:

Helpful links: US State Department (for China)Center for Disease Control,Lonely Planet Guide (Shanghai)