Medical Courses: Physical Therapy Aide

Physical Therapy Aide

IN PERSON ON CAMPUS
Physical Therapy Aides are employed in rehabilitation centers, orthopedic clinics, nursing homes, and some hospitals. This dynamic 10-week course prepares you for an introductory role in the important and patient-focused field of physical therapy.

Coursework Includes:
• Basic anatomy and physiology
• Medical terminology/abbreviations
• Range of motion exercises
• Common anatomical injuries
• Ethical and legal issues
• Measuring vital signs
• Physical therapy modalities
• Effective communication
• Ambulation and Gait training