Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)

Diploma in Physiotherapy Assistant (PTA)
Campus Location

7420 Airport Road,Mississauga,ON,Canada

Course Details
  • Duration 45 Weeks (3 Sem)
  • Course Type Diploma
  • Classes Days Weekdays and Weekends Available
  • Campus Main Campus
  • Min Qualification High School Certificate or Equivalent
  • Major Intakes Jan, March, May, July, Sep, Nov
Class Description

Physiotherapist Assistants (PTAs) in Canada work under the direction of a physiotherapist in the provision of physiotherapy services. Student will be exposed to basic concepts associated with rehabilitation science and the medical field. Students will strengthen their medical foundation and focus on medicine as it relates to the tasks of a physiotherapy assistant. Students will be prepared for the challenges associated with the job, through hands on practical training.

Full Time and Part Time options available

  •  Intro to Rehabilitation, Health Care System and Ethics
  •  Interpersonal Skills, Communication and Problem Solving
  •  Introduction to Computers, Office Applications and Keyboarding
  •  Medical Terminology, Body Systems and Diseases
  •  Basic Patient Care Techniques, Functional Movement and rehabilitation
  •  Developmental Psychology, Functional Development Across lifespan
  •  PTA administration and Program Support
  •  Essential Skills for PTA – Musculoskeletal
  •  Essential Skills for PTA – Modalities and Physical Agents
  •  Essential Skills for PTA – Cardiac, Neurological and Respiratory and Wound Management
  •  Introduction to Mental Health, Illness and Disability
  •  Introduction to Occupational therapy
  •  Medical Emergencies
  •  Job Search and Career Development
  •  Clinical Placement
Successful completion of the program allows for employment in various settings such as private rehabilitation clinics, hospitals, acute care centers and retirement homes among others. Graduates become eligible to join the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

School Fees in Canadian Dollars (Estimated Figures subject to changes without prior notice):

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