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

    How You Study

    Career opportunities

    Graduates may consider careers in private rehabilitation clinics, hospitals, acute care centers, retirement homes and massage parlors.