Physical Therapy Aide

Physical Therapy Aide Diploma Program

Program Overview

Learn the skills you need to become a Physical Therapy Aide — at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster Career School International.

The Penn Foster Career School Physical Therapy Aide Program can help you make a difference – your abilities can help patients recover from their injuries and return to their active lives! Train quickly and conveniently.

Cover these topics and more:

  • The role of the Physical Therapy Aide in patient recovery
  • Common physical disorders
  • Physical therapy treatments
  • Exercise and mobility training

And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed! You’ll get valuable information about Physical Therapy Aide training issues from lifting techniques to environmental safety, plus a clinical work experience option.

Start a rewarding career in a growing field.
Why take the Penn Foster Physical Therapy Aide training program? With the right credentials, you can:

  • Be an important part of a professional physical
    therapy staff.
  • Work at a hospital, physical therapy office, personal
    care facility, or with a home health agency.

Demand for professional physical therapy aides will grow more than 36% through 2018.* As the population of middle-aged and elderly people grows, so does the demand for therapeutic services. That means more opportunity for you!

Physical therapy is regulated entirely by state licensure laws and practice acts and by federal laws relative to federal programs like Medicare. The physical therapist can and should determine what activities the aide should provide, but that is not regulation.

Contact Penn Foster Career School Today.
We’ll send you FREE information – with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about Physical Therapy Aide training that includes:

  • All the books and learning aids you need
  • Special charts and videos to demonstrate therapeutic procedures
  • Unlimited instructional support
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail

Get more information today and in as little as four months from enrollment you can be a Physical Therapy Aide!

*Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix," a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Individual student earnings vary based on experience.