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Physical Therapy Aide

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Dates:October 2 - November 15, 2017
Meets:M & W 6 - 10:00 PM; Sa 8:00 AM - 12 PM, 20 Ses, 20 sessions
Location:UT Arlington TTC 112
Fee: $3,000.00  

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Course Description

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.