Physiotherapist Assistant

The Physiotherapist Assistant Diploma Program was designed to provide students with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to assist the physiotherapist. The assistant helps in the implementation of treatment plans and programs which are designed and supervised by the physiotherapist.  The program is further enhanced by eight weeks of clinical placement in a related institution or clinic.

Program Length:  40 weeks – includes 8 weeks of clinical placement

Basic Outline:

  • Orientation to Rehabilitation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Kinesiology
  • Gerontology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Related Medical Disorders
  • Related Conditions and Terminology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Therapeutic Skills and Techniques
  • Documentation and Writing Skills
  • Communication and Terminology
  • Health Care System and Ethical Issues
  • Clinical placement