Physical Therapy Aide
Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.
This course prepares students to be entry level aides in a variety of rehabilitative settings such as physical and occupational therapy clinics, home healthcare agencies, hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Classroom content includes basic patient care and patient handling skills, the role of the rehabilitation aide, effective communication, workplace safety, knowledge of medical terminology, and basic rehabilitation and occupational therapy skills. Upon completion the student will be prepared to monitor and perform basic patient care services.
Total Hours: 160 (80 classroom, 80 clinical)
Prerequisites: High school diploma or equivalent and current immunizations.
Fee: Includes textbook(s), one set of scrubs, CPR certification, personal liability insurance (clinical)
**Additional costs: Required immunizations and drug screen.