Physical Therapy Aide Certificate

About this Course

The Physical Therapy Aide Certificate prepares students to work in the physical therapy environment, assisting therapists in improving the patient’s function and quality of life.  Students will learn about the profession of physical therapy as part of the health care team, including rehabilitation terminology, PT settings and specialties, and common medical diagnoses.  They will also learn safeguarding, transport and transfer skills, as well as skills for assisting with therapeutic exercise, gait and balance training, and other PT treatments.  This course includes 12 classroom hours and nine hands-on laboratory hours.

This certificate will count toward the admissions requirements of the Physical Therapist Assistant two-year degree program at NCC. See the PTA Program Director for details:  jbresnick@norwalk.edu.

Entrance Requirements:   A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Please bring the copy to the first class.



Prerequisites

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  Please bring the copy to the first class.




Course Details

Continuing Ed / Non-Credit
Tuition: $459
Textbook Additional Fee
Subject: HMED D5378

Sections Offered

Section: 01 CRN: 5394
Location: W005
Type: Traditional
Instructor: Denise Walsh
dwalsh@norwalk.edu
No. of Sessions: 8
08/31/2022 - 10/19/2022
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed
Section: 02 CRN: 8268
Location: H005
Type: Hybrid
Instructor: Denise Walsh
dwalsh@norwalk.edu
No. of Sessions: 8
10/29/2022 - 12/17/2022
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Sat
No Class on: 11/26