Physical Therapy Technician

Course DESCRIPTION 

The Therapy Technician/Aide program is designed for the student who is interested in the vast, wonderful, and ever-advancing medical/health sciences field.

It is also the foundation high school level program that you can use to pursue and build the medical career of your choice; with the emphasis on knowledge and skills in the Physical, Occupational, and/or Fitness Therapy professions.

Sessions Offered: 8:00-10:30AM / 12:00-2:30PM

Length of Program: 1-2 years

Equivalency Credits: 1 credit P.E. / 1 credit Lab Science / .5 credit Health

College Credits: Yes - 12 offered through YVCC

Certifications/Licensures: Precision Exams Certification - Sports Medicine & Medical Terminology

 

Employment Outlook

Careers in the field of therapeutic rehabilitation are on the rise.  People are being more active and living longer, which is increasing the number of people who become injured.  If you enjoy helping people overcome injury and dealing with sports, exercise, and medicine, look no further!

Career Opportunities: Physical Therapy Aide, Occupational Therapy Aide, Personal Trainer                    

 

Course Outline

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Program Instructors

Joshua Holliday
Joshua Holliday

Physical Therapy Tech

Joshua Holliday
Joshua Holliday

Physical Therapy Tech

(509) 573-5521
holliday.joshua@yakimaschools.org


Josh Holliday, MS, LAT, ATC, CSCS

Josh Holliday has been the instructor of the Physical Therapy Technician program at YV-Tech since 2014.  Josh has worked as an Athletic Trainer since 2011, when he received his Bachelor's degree in Athletic Training from Whitworth University.  He then received a Masters of Science in Sports Medicine from Utah State University in 2013, while working as an Assistant Athletic Trainer with the Women's Basketball and Football teams.  Starting in 2013, Josh spent a year and a half working as an Athletic Trainer with Boeing, working as an injury prevention specialist.  Currently, Josh works as an Athletic Trainer at Eisenhower High School while being an instructor at YV-Tech.

Downloads
Links

National Athletic Trainer's Association - www.nata.org

American Physical Therapists Association - www.apta.org

 

Student Leadership Organizations

HOSA - www.hosa.org

WCTSMA - www.wctsma.org

 

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