• Physical therapist working with a patient

Physical Therapy Tech/Aide

The Physical Therapy Tech/Aide works under the close supervision of a physical therapist or physical therapy assistant to perform only delegated, selected, or routine tasks in specific situations.

These duties include preparing the patient and the treatment area. They can work in a variety of settings including long-term care facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and home/community-based settings.

Prerequisites
  • Medical Terminology for Health Occupations
  • Professional Preparation for the Health Care Worker
  • HIPAA Training
  • CPR for Health Care Providers

Physical Therapy Aide Courses

AHL 809 Physical Therapy AIDE/TECH Clinical

Gain hands on experience under the supervision of a Physical Therapist or a Physical Therapist Assistant. Prerequisites: successful completion of Becoming a Physical Therapy Aide (online) and coordinator approval.

AHL 912 Physical Therapy Tech/Aide

Prepare for an entry level position in a Physical Therapy practice or health care setting.