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Physical Therapy Professions Cortland
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Physical Therapy Professions is a two-year program is designed for highly motivated students who are interested in gaining a post-secondary edge in pursuing a career in a rehabilitative field. Located at Fadden & Associates Physical Therapy, students will study the fundamentals of therapy, including the elements of movement and anatomy and physiology.

As a post-secondary partner, Tompkins Cortland Community College provides onsite dual credit courses, allowing students to begin building their college transcript. Another important component of the program is providing students with opportunities to shadow healthcare professionals in the field. Students are also able to earn a Career and Technical Endorsement on their diploma by successfully passing an industry-standard technical assessment. Class location: Fadden & Associates Physical Therapy, 242 Port Watson Street, Cortland.

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CONTACT:

Fadden Associates 
242 Port Watson St.
Cortland, NY 13045

P:  (607) 758-5260
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The first physical therapists during
WWI were actually called
"reconstruction aides."
Source: emedexpert.com
 
 
Technical Skills Introduced  Available Academic Credits and Certifications  Career Opportunities**  Continuing Education Partners

•  Assistive & adaptive devices
•  Clinical observations

•  HIPAA laws & regulations
•  Specialties of rehabilitation
•  Healthcare professionals in the field of rehabilitation, including PT, OT, SLP, ATC, chiropractic, and prosthetics/orthotics
•  Patient safety
•  Therapeutic exercise
•  Anatomy & physiology
•  Communication & interpersonal practices
•  Individual & teamwork collaboration
•  Flexibility, adaptability & cultural sensitivity
•  Body mechanics
•  Vital signs
•  Infection

Available Academic Credits
•  3 CTE high school credits per year
•  1 high school science or English per year
•  18 - 22 college credits through concurrent enrollment with Tompkins Cortland Community College 

Certifications
First Aid & CPR Certifications

•  Physical therapist
•  Physical therapy assistant
•  Athletic trainer
•  Occupational therapist
•  Respiratory therapist
•  Speech therapist
•  Chiropractic care
•  Prostetist/orhotist

*Advanced Employment - additional training may be necessary

•  Tompkins Cortland Community College

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