Rehabilitation Therapy Assistants (RTAs) work with physiotherapists and occupational therapists to aid in the recovery of patients. CDI College's Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant (Occupational Therapist Assistant - Physiotherapist Assistant) program is for students with an interest in human development, including injury, functional movement, human disorders, and more.
Upon graduation, you will have the skills, knowledge, values, and behaviours necessary to work in a variety of healthcare and community settings, including clinics, hospitals, and rehabilitation centres.
You will learn bio-chemistry, body mechanics and systems, anatomy and physiology, therapeutic exercise, and the use of advanced technological equipment.
Your knowledge will be put to use in clinical placements in the community, in whichever specialty field you choose.