Physical Therapy Aide Training Program
College of the Sequoias & C6
What does a Physical Therapy Aide do?
· Provide rehabilitative care to patients under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist
· Perform day to day tasks to help patients gain mobility and improve functional abilities
· Information presented includes medical terminology, body systems review, exercise and mobility training, customer service, workplace safety, and body mechanics
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, careers in healthcare and wellness are increasing and PT Aide jobs are predicted to grow nearly 30 percent faster than average occupations from 2010-2020.
Training Class Details
The not-for-credit training course will be 4 weeks in length for 15 hours each week. It will be using technology based learning strategies as well as hands on lab sessions. Students will earn a Training Certificate of Completion. Eligibility including background check and immunization clearance is required for participation. All training sessions hosted on the COS Visalia campus in the Physical Therapy Skills Lab.
FEBRUARY 2014 COHORT: FULL
ADDITIONAL COHORTS: Summer 2014
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