Physical Therapy Aide
Instructor: L. Frankowski
Prerequisite: Age 18 and GED or high school diploma.
Prepare to perform duties as an entry-level physical therapy aide. Learn the history of physical therapy, physical therapy medical terminology, sanitation, professional communication, body mechanics, therapeutic exercise, gait and mobility, assistive devices, transferring of patient/client, positioning of patient/client and physical modality set-up and delivery. Professionalism, attendance and patient handling skills are emphasized.
Required: Three hours or more of a job shadow event in a physical therapy environment of your choice. Lab (hands-on) practice weekly.
Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the college bookstore) prior to first class.
14 Wednesdays Jan. 28-Apr. 29 6-9 p.m.
CRN 11565 Bldg. 3-Rm. 101 Tuition Fee $596
BHC Hawk’s Hub (bookstore) information
For a list of PaCE books, visit www.bhc.edu/hawkshub
Click on “Order/View Textbooks”. Select Term (Fall 14). Select Department (Adult Ed). Books may be purchased online or at the bookstore.