Physiotherapy Assistant

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Department
Health Services
Campus
Mississauga
Level
Graduate
Semester
January, July, March, May, November, September
Method
Campus
Duration
3 Semesters

This program prepares students with skills and knowledge to work under the guidance of a Registered Physiotherapist. The program equips graduates to provide assessment, treatment, support, interventions and discharge planning for patients in their rehabilitation and recovery.

 

 

Physiotherapy assistant course Mississauga

A gateway into any profession and one of most important positions in an Organization

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Entry requirements

  • Ontario High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Physically Fit

Course structure and modules

  • Introduction to Rehabilitation, Health Care System and Ethics
  • Interpersonal Skills, Communication and Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Computers, Applications and Keyboarding
  • Medical Terminology, Body Systems and Diseases
  • Basic Patient Care Techniques, Functional Movement and Rehabilitation
  • PTA administration and Program Support
  • Essential Skills for PTA – Musculoskeletal
  • 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

Career opportunities

Physiotherapy assistant has also become the most in-demand profession in Canada nowadays. People having life skill issues really need Physiotherapy assistant to help them to cope off with the physical and mental conditions. The physiotherapy assistance profession is expected to rise manifold in Canada because an aging population wants to live a healthy life.

There are many adventitious job opportunities in the field physiotherapy assistant in Canada for those who have a professional diploma in the subject like:

  • One can work in a physiotherapy clinic, health care centers, or hospital availing by a high range of salary.
  • Industry and sports organizations also seek physiotherapy assistants in Canada.
  • There are also opportunities in rehabilitation centers and other sectors as well.
  • Moreover, a physiotherapy assistant diploma holder can make a passive income through this in-demand field in Canada.