Physical Therapy Aide Training Program

You may register​ for the PT Aide course beginning March 28th.  The course will be offered during the first Summer Session in May and October.  You will need to have a Banner ID to register for the class.  Please click on the link to obtain your Banner ID:  http://www.cos.edu/Admissions/Admissions/Pages/default.aspx

 


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
 

Career Opportunities


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 is 4 weeks in length.  The course uses technology-based learning strategies as well as hands on lab sessions.  Students will earn a Training Certificate of Completion.
 
The PT Aide program is a great career option!  Take a moment to read about a recent PT Aide student:

For more questions, please email sarad@cos.edu


 

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Last Updated: 1/25/2016 4:53 PM