Our Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapist Assistant diploma program primarily focuses on the growth and development of the human body and the different physiotherapy methods & techniques to support clients’ independence, activities, and help in proper physical functioning. In this program, students will learn the theory behind the practice of occupational therapy and physiotherapy. They will also be able to apply the acquired knowledge through clinical experiences and practicum sessions during placements.
48 weeks instructor-led full-time training with placement.
Contact hours: 1105 hours.
Applicant must have a university degree/college diploma and demonstrated competency in English.
After students finish in-class training, students will have an opportunity to have a minimum 8 weeks of full-time placement in clinics and rehabilitation centers.
This program provides career opportunities for those who are interested in providing the best possible rehabilitation effects for people suffering from: physical injuries from motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, mental health conditions, transplants, cystic fibrosis, and health or wellness promotion, illness from aging, developmental disability, or emotional disability. Individuals in these cases need help and support to go back to their daily lives and resume regular work-life balance. A physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Assistant can help such needy persons to go back to their regular routine life.
- Occupational Therapy Aide
- Occupational Therapy Helper
- Physical Therapy Attendant
- Physiotherapy Attendant
- Physiotherapy Helper
- Physiotherapy Assistant
- Rehabilitation Aide
- Rehabilitation Assistant
Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant (3414) is an occupation under Skills Matrix B in the NOC code. As a Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant, the main duties include the followings:
- Therapy assistants prepare and maintain equipment and supplies
- Assisting physiotherapist/occupational therapist with client care
- Comprehend treatment plans and accurately facilitate care
- Maintain and file regular records of attendance and treatment interventions to support workload measurement system
- Maintenance and cleanliness of treatment area and equipment
- Collect outcome data
- Inventory clinical supplies
- Perform routine office functions, such as answering phone calls and portering patients
- Comply with safety standards
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