Certificate of Completion in Rehabilitation Aide

Division: Nursing & Allied Health

This certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of rehabilitation aide. Students completing this certificate will acquire entry-level employment skills in the fields of physical therapy and occupational therapy, both as aides. Students will acquire the following skills: Being able to identify the ethical & legal issues concerning therapy aides, perform administration duties associated with aides, demonstrate effective communication strategies, review, learn and demonstrate medical terminology. Students will also learn patient care skill sets. Students will also develop career skills, such as appointment management and resume creation.

Program Outcomes

  • Students will be able to successfully complete rehabilitation aide skills, including those from inpatient and outpatient settings as defined by their skills checklist.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the day to day management of a clinic or inpatient setting, such as a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
  • Students will be able to contribute to patient care under the direct supervision of a physical or occupational therapist.
  • Students will meet job requirements to get hired as an aide, as defined by completed skill checks and completion of BLS/CPR.

Career Opportunities

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following fields: Physical Therapy Aide, Occupational Therapy Aide or Rehabilitation Aide.

Program Requirements

Rehabilitation Aide
CPR for Health Care Providers
TOTAL85 Hours