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Physical therapy aides perform components of physical therapy procedures and related tasks selected by a supervising physical therapist. Experience in-class instruction, conduct clinical observations, and perform direct patient care during internships. You will also prepare to earn a physical therapy aide certification from the American Medical Certification Association (AMCA).
- Work with professional physical therapists in diverse settings to observe performance, and assist the physical therapists with patient rehabilitation
- Assist with customized exercise and therapeutic treatments to increase strength, mobility, and coordination under the supervision of a PT
- Work in teams to provide quality patient care
Prepared for national certification, immediate employment, and further education
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