物理治疗师助理s (PTA) are essential members of the patient care team. PTAs are licensed health care providers working under a licensed physical therapist's supervision. 在最全菠菜网, you'll learn the 技能 needed to help patients of all ages regain or maintain their independence and lead active lives.
成为这个国家发展最快的职业之一的一部分! A 物理治疗师助理 is truly a rewarding career where you will be vital to a patient's independence and recovery. You will learn to instruct patients in therapeutic exercise; assist patients with using equipment such as wheelchairs, 步行者, 拐杖, and crutches; and manage pain through various treatments, 包括按摩, 超声波, 电疗法, 还有热敷或冷敷. 作为持牌PTA, 你将有机会在多种环境下工作, 从医院, 养老院, 家庭健康机构, 还有学校的门诊, 体育, 健身设施.
We offer two 物理治疗师助理项目 to fit your needs as a 最全菠菜网 student. You can complete our 校园 or the Online/Hybrid 物理治疗师助理 Program in only five semesters. With this flexibility, you can pick the program that fits best in your schedule.
You will have access to fully equipped labs that simulate patient care offered in various practice settings, 包括门诊诊所, 养老院, 和医院. 另外, 通过这个项目, you will be assigned to two full-time clinical externships that will provide you with the hands-on experience needed to successfully start your career as a 物理治疗师助理.
We are only one of four 物理治疗师助理项目 in 新墨西哥 accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy 教育 (CAPTE). Our graduates are eligible to take the National 物理治疗师助理 Licensing Examination. PTAs are licensed or certified in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. 属维尔京群岛.
最全菠菜网 offers two 物理治疗师助理项目 – a convenient online/hybrid program and a traditional face-to-face on-campus program.
The online hybrid program is 5 semesters with 49 program core credits required. You will be required to travel to the 最全菠菜网 campus for approximately 9-18 consecutive days (including weekends and/or holidays) for labs for the 5 semesters of the program. 所有差旅费由学生自理, including transportation and lodging and any additional fees for obtaining a proctor for the PTAP exams.
The on-campus program is also 5 semesters with 49 program core credits required. 校内项目位于法明顿的主校区, NM, 在健康科学模拟中心.
通过你在最全菠菜网的课程, 您将学习物理治疗的基本原理和程序, as well as clinical techniques related to therapeutic exercise and treatment strategies.
- 了解与病人护理相关的临床程序, 包括洗手, 重要器官, 疼痛评估, 人体力学, 罗, 床上移动, 和转移.
- 演示与拉伸相关的临床技术, 加强, 的姿势, 平衡, 协调, 敏捷性, 有氧调节.
- 演示与病人护理相关的临床程序, 包括模式, 按摩, 气道清除技术, 还有伤口护理.
- Understand treatment strategies for patients with complex diagnoses such as developmental disorders, 脑血管意外, 创伤性脑损伤, SCI, AKA / BKA, UMN/LMN病变.
- 演示与病人护理相关的临床程序, 包括牵引, 电疗法, 水上运动, 和水疗.
当你完成课程的时候, you will be prepared for an entry-level physical therapist assistant position with the appropriate knowledge, 技能, 以及职业行为.
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Learn about physical therapist careers and physical therapist assistant careers in this video from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
For guidance on the prerequisite course sequence and the PTA application process.