TA2710 - Clinical Placement III for Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA and PTA)

This six-week clinical placement will provide the opportunity for students to continue to develop the therapeutic skills learned in Therapeutic Skills I for OTA and Therapeutic Skills I for PTA.  The student will demonstrate in the clinical setting advanced handling and positioning skills and therapeutic interventions. Students will utilize appropriate equipment and techniques to enhance client participation in therapeutic procedures.  The student will practice entry level competence as a Rehabilitation Assistant, integrating both roles and the higher level clinical skills learned in Therapeutic Skills II for the Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA and PTA). The clinical placement setting will be determined by the clinical instructor and will be supervised by an Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist and/or an Occupational Therapist Assistant or Physiotherapist Assistant.

Prerequisite(s): All other program courses

This course is offered in the following programs:
Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA & PTA) (DL)