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Physical Therapy Careers

 

Physical Therapy Careers

Location: JATC-North
9301 South Wights Fort Road
West Jordan, UT 84088
 

Instructor: Becky Stone

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Important Links:

HOSA

Required Forms

 
 
Class Email Updates: CLICK HERE
 
Course Information PowerPoint: CLICK HERE
 
Fall 2017 Medical Terminology Test and Assignment Dates: CLICK HERE
 
SLCC Concurrent Enrollment Admissions Instructions & Permission Form: CLICK HERE
HLTH 1200 - CPR and First Aid
Physical Therapy Careers CourseFocus:
This class offers exploration for seniors and juniors interested in the rehabilitation career field of physical therapy. This course offers students the opportunity to explore different avenues of this rehabilitation profession. This course consists of learning skills required to function as a therapy or rehabilitation technician including thermomodalities, electromodalities, communication skills, patient transfers, patient ambulation, patient range of motion, clinic policies and procedures, and professionalism.
 
Medical Terminology Course Focus:
The Medical Terminology course will help students understand the Greek- and Latin-based language of medicine and healthcare. Emphasis is placed upon word roots, suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations, symbols, anatomical terms, and terms associated with movement of the human body. This course also stresses the proper pronunciation, spelling, and usage of medical terminology. This class is helpful to anyone considering going into the healthcare field.
 
First Aid & CPR Course Focus:
The First Aid and CPR course will follow the American Heart Association BLS and Heartsaver First Aid. Certification is required to work in a healthcare setting, and for acceptance in many college programs focusing on health care.
 
Program Expectations:
College level academics and participation. Students will be responsible for transportation to and from clinic observations on Mondays and Fridays (which may be assigned outside of regular school hours). All students will be required to pass random drug testing in order to remain in the program.

 

Costs/Fees/Requirements:

  • Immunizations, including current flu shot and 2 step TB test
  • SLCC Concurrent Enrollment fee: $40 + $5 per college credit hour (optional)
  • Textbooks: Concurrent Enrollment textbook purchase required $90 (approximate)
  • First Aid/CPR Certification $25
  • Scrubs (navy blue) and Business Casual Dress Code required by clinics
  • Attendance - every day
  • Optional Fee: HOSA membership $25
  • Random drug test(s) - performed at the JATC during class