Physical TherapyPosted in Programs
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This program is designed for students interested in the rehabilitation career field of physical therapy. Students will learn skills required to function as a therapy or rehabilitation technician including therapy treatments, communication skills, patient transfers, patient ambulation, patient range of motion, clinic policies and procedures, and professionalism. Students will learn to assist physical therapists and physical therapist assistants in managing patient care in a rehabilitation setting such as outpatient, hospital, and skilled nursing facilities. Students will demonstrate abilities such as patient range of motion, therapeutic exercise, interpersonal and professional communication skills, and basic and functional human anatomy. Students will participate in clinical observations.