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West Valley Occupational Center Division of Adult and Career Education | Los Angeles Unified School District

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Physical Therapy Aide

Overview

This course prepares students to provide basic physical therapy treatment in health care facilities. Instruction includes: employability skills, workplace safety and infection control, ethical and legal standards, interpersonal skills, and medical terminology.  It presents an overview of selected anatomy and physiology systems as well as the disorders and treatments for those bodily systems. 

PREREQUISITES:

  • Employment level competency in written and verbal communication in English. 
  • Good health and TB clearance. 
  • 6.0 reading level 
COST: $90 (Registration fee only) Approximate total cost for the program is $300 (registration, books, uniform and supplies).

76-45-50        In-Person    8:15 AM - 12:30 PM     M-F    8/15/22 - 1/20/23

NOTES:

  • Separate costs for books, exams, supplies, preparation, certifications and/or licenses provided by outside vendors may be incured.
  • Once a Certificate of Completion is earned in a course, that course cannot be repeated.