PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND SPORTS MEDICINE


  

SPECIAL CLASS FEATURES

 

  • Interesting Field Trips Include: Central Michigan University, Sports Facilities, Hospitals, Specialty Clinics.
  • Professional Guest Speakers
  • Participate in HOSA - a National Student Organization for Students in Health Care
  • First Aid, CPR, and AED

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS FOR THE FUTURE

 

  • Higher Order Thinking
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Employability Skills

Contact Instructor
          Ethel Birchler

 

PROGRAM PROFILE

This program offers students  complete exploration of rehabilitative careers. Students will train in the new, specially equipped rehabilitation facility where the following professional skills will be covered: patient care and mobility, therapeutic program development, rehabilitative equipment training and range of movement exercise. Students will learn how the body heals after injury or illness with the assistance of rehabilitative services. Students will become knowledgeable of legal and ethical issues in health care, anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, client interaction, medical office communications, OSHA regulations, and a variety of professional work habits. Students will have the opportunity to work with health care professional throughout the program.

COURSE CONTENT
 

  • Specially Equipped Rehabilitation Facility
  • Basic Patient Care
  • Therapeutic Program Development
  • Rehabilitative Equipment Training
  • Patient Management
  • Safety
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Technical Report Writing

RESOURCES

American Physical Therapy
Association
 

American Occupational Therapy Association  

National Athletic Trainer's
Association
 

National HOSA

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