Do you know how to steer a wheelchair up a curb?
Could you safely transfer a patient from wheelchair
to bed? Can you predict how osteoarthritis of
the hip affects gait? How does an ultrasound machine
work? Would you recommend using cold or heat therapy
to reduce swelling and inflammation? This course
will give you the answers to these and much more,
in step-by-step detail. We’ll show you how
to assist patients with a variety of problems,
from minor sprains or strains to auto accident
injuries or arthritis requiring lengthy rehabilitation.
Physical therapy is among the fastest growing
of the health care professions. This is your chance
to get in on it! You’ll work under the supervision
of a physical therapist doing important work that’s
meaningful and worthwhile.
All textbooks and study materials are included
with your tuition.
Physical therapy aides work under the supervision
of a physical therapist. They make sure patients
feel welcome and comfortable during their visit.
Specific responsibilities may include:
Greeting patients at arrival
Listening to patient concerns
Positioning patients on the exam table
Assisting during treatment
Preparing exam and treatment equipment
Verifying insurance coverage
Filing medical reports in patient charts
Demand for physical
therapy aides will continue to rise, in accordance
with the increasing number of individuals with
disabilities or limited function. The growing
elderly population is particularly apt to require
therapeutic services. Among the service industries,
health care support occupations are expected to
grow the fastest, by 34.5%. This will create about
1.1-million new jobs by 2012.
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