The Penn Foster Physical Therapy Aide Program can help you learn to make a difference by helping patients recover from their injuries and return to their active lives! Train quickly and conveniently.
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And you'll learn it all at home — no classroom needed!
You'll get valuable information about physical therapy aide training issues from lifting techniques to environmental safety, plus a clinical work experience option. Penn Foster can help you gain the skills and knowledge relevant to starting this satisfying profession! Earn your Career Diploma at home in as little as one month or take longer if you wish. You'll learn the important skills you need to be a Physical Therapy Aide, including the language of physical therapy and medical terminology, and have a fundamental knowledge of common physical dysfunctions and disorders.
Your program also features the latest information on therapeutic modalities, including deep heating treatments and cryotherapy, as well as common therapeutic exercises for strength and mobility. Strengthen your interpersonal skills and learn to communicate effectively with the rehabilitative team, other personnel, and most importantly, the patient.