Physical Therapy Aide
Enter the field of physical therapy, one of today's fastest growing occupations.
For those interested in the Helping Professions or experienced medical assistants, CNAs and other seeking new skills, the Physical Therapy Aide Certificate will help you meet the increasing demand for physical therapy services in an aging population. Prepare for a role as a Physical Therapy Aide, where you will assist physical therapists improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Employment opportunities are plentiful in nursing homes, home care agencies, outpatient clinics, community health centers, and sports medicine clinics.
The comprehensive 50-hour program includes provide instruction and experience performing the non-technical duties of physical therapy such as preparing treatment areas, ordering devices and supplies, and transporting patients working under the direction of the physical therapist. Textbook and materials included.
- Physical Therapy Aid, LAH 8015
No courses are scheduled for summer 2014.