Physical Therapist Assistant Program
See Physical Therapist Assistant - Associate In Applied Science
The Physical Therapist Assistant Discipline offers courses for an Associate in Applied Science Degree for Physical Therapist Assistant.
Delta's program is for the training of Physical Therapist Assistants only. If you are planning to become a Physical Therapist, you should follow the Pre-Physical Therapy program guide sheet available in Delta's Counseling Center.
As a Physical Therapist Assistant, you will work under the direction and supervision of Physical Therapists. Such settings include: acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers, school systems, nursing homes, home care, out-patient facilities, private clinics, and specialty clinics. As a graduate of this program, you will be able to carry out patient treatment programs designed by the Physical Therapist which utilize heat, cold, light, sound, massage, therapeutic exercise, aquatics, manual therapy, and rehabilitation procedures.
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Delta College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone:703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.