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Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy Aide

Physical therapy aide is one of the fastest growing jobs today. Physical therapy aides work under the supervision of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. You can work in a hospital, physical therapy office, personal care facility, or with a home health agency.

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Admission Requirements

- HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
- MUST BE AT LEAST 16 Y.O.
- VALID SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER
- VALID STATE ID OR DRIVER'S LICENSE
- MUST PASS WRITTEN ADMISSION EXAM

Course Requirements

- TUBERCULOSIS SKIN TEST
- PHYSICAL EXAM
- HEPA B TEST
- BACKGROUND CHECK/FINGERPRINTING

In your career as a PT aide, you will often work with patients who are in bed or in wheelchairs, so these lessons cover techniques for preventing pressure sores and safely transferring patients. In addition, you will find out how to position and drape patients and become familiar with walkers and other ambulation aids. In addition, while preventing infection is crucial in a healthcare setting, this program will teach you the fundamentals of infection control.

This 140-hour class will teach you the role of the physical therapy aide in patient recovery, medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, common physical disorders, common physical therapy treatments such as exercise and mobility training, much more.

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Jethro Healthcare School,LLC is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Complaints against this school may be registered with the Illinois Board of Higher Education,1 N Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 300 Springfield, IL 62701, www.IBHE.org.

Details

847-258-5783
info@jethrohealthcareschool.com

650 W Algonquin Rd., 2nd Floor
Des Plaines, IL 60016

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