Course code: #7751
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Humber’s Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA and PTA) diploma program was the first in Ontario to provide formal educational preparation for occupational therapist assistants (OTAs) and physiotherapist assistants (PTAs) and continues to provide quality education.
You will learn to assist in the implementation of rehabilitation treatment plans and programs developed to promote clients’ independence, activities and function. Areas of focus include restoring and maximizing physical function and occupational performance, ultimately enabling clients to effectively utilize their abilities in movement, daily functioning and activity while promoting overall well-being.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,704|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,000|
1. International Credit Evaluation (Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.)
2. Proof of English
Duolingo Language Test Between 105 -110
To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent) Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (SBI3C, SBI3U or SBI4U or equivalent) or Grade 12 Introductory Kinesiology (PSK4U) or equivalent Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
There are many reasons why a person may require occupational therapy and/or physiotherapy rehabilitation services. In addition to health and wellness promotion, individuals may require assistance returning to their activities of daily living and regular work due to falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, spinal cord injuries, stroke, mental health conditions and chronic illnesses such as cystic fibrosis and diabetes. If you relish the challenges of creative problem solving and critical thinking, and enjoy meeting people while wishing to work with those who are experiencing physical, developmental, and/or emotional challenges, a career as an OTA and/or PTA is for you. You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of environments such as acute care and community hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities and private practice.
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