Physical Therapy Aide

This Physical Therapy Aide Certificate program will prepare – learners to enter the growing field of Physical Therapy. Physical therapy aims to restore motor function to the human body by alleviating and correcting movement disorders. The Physical Therapy Aide is responsible for carrying out the non-technical duties of physical therapy, which includes preparing treatment areas, ordering supplies and devices, and transporting patients working under the direction of the physical therapist. Physical Therapy Aides may be employed in hospitals, nursing homes, orthopedic clinics, and sports medicine centers.

 

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program,  learners should be proficient in:

  • Applying medical terminology effectively in the practice of physical therapy.
  • Utilizing an understanding of anatomy and physiology topics in the clinical setting.
  • Teaching therapeutic exercises under the direction of the physical therapist.
  • Defining therapeutic modalities and their proper uses in the clinical setting.
  • Examining wellness topics and the role of physical therapy in rehabilitation.
  • Explaining specific topics common to physical therapy.
  • Performing administrative tasks related to the physical therapy office.

 

Modules

  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Preparing & Assisting Patients
  • Special Topics (total joint replacement, amputation, spinal cord injury, stroke)
  • Administrative Role

 

 

Physical Therapy Aide

This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 3/1/2024 Ends : 4/25/2024
Meets on : Flexible
Time : Flexible
$2995
This class has started and is not accepting new registrations.
Starts : 4/1/2024 Ends : 5/26/2024
Meets on : Flexible
Time : Flexible
$2995