Physical Therapy Aide Hybrid Program
Physical Therapy Aide Hybrid Program WHPAH 0278 W20
This 50 hour Physical Therapy Aide Hybrid Program enables you to master all the skills you need to begin a career as a physical therapy aide. You will learn about what physical therapy entails, identify the responsibilities of a PT aide, and develop a working knowledge of applied anatomy, pathology, biomechanics and medical terminology. You will learn about range of motion, exercise, stretching, posture, transfers, modalities and vital signs. Special topics include total hip replacement, supporting amputees, traumatic brain injury and stroke.
As a Physical Therapy Aide you will assist physical therapists in providing services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. This program will prepare you to pursue an entry-level position as a PT Aide in a variety of environments from healthcare facility, nursing home, hospital, sports rehabilitation center, to orthopedic clinics. Tate Rice, DPT, MBA, BA
Textbook: Training the Physical Therapist Aide: A Guide for the Rehabilitation Professional by
M. Catherine Thut, PRO-ED, Inc., ISBN # 13: 978-141640329-6