This course introduces students to the basic practical skills required to assist Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists in providing rehabilitation treatments and interventions. Students develop and practice their skills in a lab setting. Students learn how to prepare clients for treatments, use proper body mechanics, adjust and use manual wheelchairs as well as perform simple treatments and exercises.
Course code: OPTA 1133
Length: 120 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/OPTA-1133.pdf
CorequisitesSemester 1 courses: OPTA 1131, 1132, 1134, 1135 and 1136
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.