Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant) Vancouver Community College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Occupational/Physical Therapist Assistant (Rehab Assistant)

Discpline: Rehabilitation and Therapy

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $145.00
Tuition Fee: $29,777.00

VCC Broadway Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep, 2024 Jul 1, 2024 open

Program Description

Learn to assist in the delivery of rehabilitation plans that promote independence and function for patients recovering from illness or injury. Upon successful completion of this program, graduates will be able to: Practise as an Occupational Therapist Assistant or Physical Therapist Assistant in a competent, professional, accountable and ethical manner. Utilize evidence-informed rehabilitation knowledge to implement assigned Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy interventions. Collaborate as a member of an interdisciplinary team within an evolving health care system. Contribute to the development and maintenance of an effective practice environment through direct client care, organization and support of rehabilitation services. Identify and report relevant information regarding the client's status and well-being to the appropriate interdisciplinary team member. Communicate effectively, through verbal, nonverbal, written and electronic means, with clients, their families, caregivers and other interdisciplinary team members. Collect client information and complete client records. Develop and implement strategies to maintain and improve professional competence within the role of the Occupational Therapist Assistant and Physical Therapist Assistant. Promote, support and encourage health and wellness for self and others.

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Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.