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Top 4 Diplomas in Physical Therapy 2019

Upon the successful completion of one of a college or university’s sets of courses or academic programs, a student is awarded proof of this accomplishment in the form of a diploma.

What is a diploma in physical activity? A diploma in physical activity is given to graduates of a program during which they are trained in the methods of safe bodily exercises and how to use them to live a strong and healthy lifestyle. Coursework toward a diploma in physical activity also involves a fair amount of scientific learning. Classes in biology, anatomy and even chemistry are all crucial elements that one must know in order to work effectively in this field.

Aside from the obvious benefits of being able to tailor your lifestyle to be as physically optimal as possible, a diploma in physical activity also gives you the know-how to help others with similar goals, should you wish to pursue that avenue.

The cost of modern higher education programs is a barrier of entry for a many people. Use the Internet to find tuition figures and ask people who work in school admissions about the other expenses typically incurred by students.

There are many opportunities in the professional working world for which you can put a diploma in physical activity to good use. Perhaps you want to own your own business where you meet with clients and help them to reach their own fitness and health objectives, crafting diet plans and fitness regimens for them to implement into their daily lives. You could also get your teaching credentials and use your knowledge to instruct physical education if that appeals to you.

Regardless of your preference for in-classroom learning or coursework over the internet, schools across the globe have options. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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4 Results in Physical Therapy

Capstone College

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a P ... [+]

Program Description

The Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and work habits required for entry-level employment as a Physical Therapy Aide or Clinical Chiropractic Assistants. The program prepares students to efficiently perform the clinical and administrative tasks of assisting a Registered Physical Therapist, Chiropractors, and other Physical Rehabilitation professionals in a variety of settings.

Occupational Objectives

Graduates of the Chiropractic Assistant/Physical Therapy Aide Program will be able to perform the following duties under a licensed supervisor: patient care applying a variety of modalities, front office, ordering supplies, maintaining patient records and communicate effectively with patients and other healthcare providers, assisting with the patient’s recovery, and helping make therapy sessions productive for all patients in this rewarding healthcare industry. There is a bright outlook for Physical Therapy Aides in today’s job market according to O*Net Online. Bright Outlook occupations are expected to grow rapidly in the next several years and will have large numbers of job openings. The Projected growth in employment 2010-2020 for Physical Therapy Aides and Chiropractic Assistant will grow much faster than average at 29%. The Standard Occupational Classifications for these job titles and other associated titled descriptions can be found in the U.S. Department of Labor’s O*Net S.O.C. #31-2022.00. According to O*Net Online the sample of reported job titles include: Physical Therapy Aide (PTA), Physical Therapy Aide (PT Aide), Physical Therapy Technician, Rehabilitation Aide, Physical Therapist Aide (PTA), Physical Therapist Technician, Rehabilitation Technician, Restorative Aide (RA), Clinical Rehabilitation Aide, and Physical... [-]

USA Pasadena
September 2019
Full-time
825 hours
Campus
St George's University of London

The Physician Associate Studies MSc (subject to validation) aims to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and mana ... [+]

The Physician Associate Studies MSc (subject to validation) aims to equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge required to support doctors in the diagnosis and management of patients.

You will be trained in how to take medical histories, perform physical examinations, request and analyze test results, diagnose illnesses, and develop treatment and management plans.

Highlights

Shared site with one of the largest NHS teaching hospitals ‘Best Postgraduate Teaching Team’ award in 2013 100% pass rate on the Physician Associate National Examination Longest running Physician Associate course in the UK

Tuition Fees*

2016 entry UK and EU:

MSc full-time: £9,000 MSc part-time: £5,000 per annum ... [-]
United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
CDI College

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, cli ... [+]

Students interested in various areas of human development, including functional movement, human disorders, and injury and rehabilitation will find a career match with CDI College’s Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (Occupational Therapist Assistant - Physiotherapist Assistant) program.

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values and behaviours necessary for employment in community and private agencies, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centres. Physiotherapist assistants and occupational therapist assistants play a significant role, working in partnership with and under the supervision of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

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Canada Winnipeg
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Acquire currency of knowledge in the health care system and the role of the health professional within New Zealand. Students studying this qualification will examine heal ... [+]

Programme information Tuition fee $19,950 Intakes February, July, October Minimum IELTS 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 Duration (length of study) 1 year Programme aim

The aim of this diploma is to enable students to acquire currency of knowledge in the health care system and the role of the health professional within Aotearoa/New Zealand. Students studying this qualification will examine health from an individual, whanau/family, and community perspective. This qualification will introduce and broaden expertise in the areas of palliative care, rehabilitation and health of the older adult.

This qualification provides the student with the opportunity to further study in a more specialized field of health including an undergraduate degree. Graduates will be able to seek employment opportunities within a range of healthcare settings, such as rehabilitation, palliative care, and disability support services.... [-]

New Zealand Rotorua
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus