Thousands of people attend physical therapy schools every day to become a part of this hot career field. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of physical therapy aides is expected to grow by 29% over the next decade, which is much faster than the average job. A physical therapy aide most often works under the direction of a physical therapist and/or physical therapy assistant. Physical therapy aide jobs often include keeping the treatment area clean and well organized, as well as helping escort patients in wheelchairs, performing clerical duties, ordering supplies and more. A physical therapy aide generally needs to be well organized, have patience, and enjoy working with others.
You will complete the following modules included in the program:
- Medical Terminology
- The Profession of Physical Therapy
- Scientific Principles
- Physical Dysfunctions, Safety and Charting
- Patient Care Skills & Physical Therapy Modalities
- Physical Therapy Procedures
- Physical Therapy Aide: A Worktext by Roberta C. Weiss
- Dorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary, 27th Edition -- Book and CD-ROM by Dorland
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Requirements: You will need a computer with a high-speed internet connection and email.
You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 12 months to complete this course. You must make an 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion.
There are no refunds for this course.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 770-499-3355 or email@example.com.