Physical Therapy Technician

Physical Therapy students practice balance exercises

Physical Therapy Technician

Course Code: PTH-PTTECH

Learn entry-level rehabilitation and therapy procedures including body systems so you can work under the direction of a licensed Physical Therapist. Internship hours will require daytime availability of 24 hours which may be approved for meeting the Craven Community College Physical Therapy Assistant admissions requirement. Course cost consists of tuition/insurance fees.

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A PTT is a non-licensed person who supports licensed staff (PTs, PTAs, OTs, and OTAs) in a clinical setting. They perform administrative tasks, clean and maintain equipment, stock supplies, help patients complete exercises, and assist with the provision of modalities. They help the clinicians to be more effective and efficient. A PTA is a licensed person who implements the plan of care set by a PT. They provide skilled treatments including manual therapy, gait training, therapeutic activities and exercises, and neuromuscular reeducation in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • Khaki pants and collared polo shirt of student’s choice
  • Tennis shoes
  1. Current tuberculosis (TB) Test (two-step PPD is required. Documentation due to instructor by second week of class) or negative chest X-ray.
  2. Completed Student Health Form
  3. Copy of high school diploma or GED
  4. Background check will be required via Castle Branch. Background check results are submitted to the college electronically from Castle Branch. View background check instructions here. Background check results will be submitted to the college. Background check must be completed (results to the college) one week before class start date.

Contact Information

Workforce Development
Brock Administration Building
New Bern Campus

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