Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant
|Field of Study:||Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
|Description:||The Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant diploma program prepares students to work in today's interdisciplinary health-care systems. This program will provide students with a strong occupational and physical therapy assistant background, and incorporate essential assistant-level skills in speech language therapy and therapeutic recreation. Equipped with skills in these four rehabilitation disciplines, students will be prepared to meet industry demand and work in various general therapy, rehabilitation, as well as discipline-specific positions.
If you enjoy helping people and want a career assisting patients to overcome injuries, or impairments, this diploma program could be for you. The program delivers theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills using a balance of discipline-specific and interdisciplinary courses.
|URL:||Interdisciplinary Therapy Assistant at NorQuest College
|Cost per year:*||
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent, or completion of ESLG 1898 and ESLG 1899 with a minimum of 60%.
50% in Mathematics 10C or equivalent*
60% in Biology 30 or equivalent
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.