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Physical Therapy Professions Syracuse
 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Physical Rehabilitative Professions is a two-year program is designed for highly motivated students who are interested in gaining a postsecondary edge in pursuing a career in the rehabilitative field. Located at Upstate Medical University, students will study the fundamentals of therapy, including the elements of movement, anatomy and physiology.

As a postsecondary partner, Onondaga 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 health-care 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.

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CONTACT:

Upstate Medical University
College of Health Professions
Silverman Hall
788 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210

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P:  (315) 433-2635
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You might not realize it, but several health conditions can be treated effectively with physical therapy: headaches, dizziness, jaw pain and concussions, to name a few.
 
 
Technical Skills Introduced Available Academic Credits and Certifications Career Opportunities* Continuing Education Partners

•  Assistive & adaptive devices
•  Clinical observations

•  HIPAA laws & regulations
•  Exercise principles
•  Anatomy & physiology
•  Communication & interpersonal practices
•  Medical Terminology
•  Individual & teamwork collaboration
•  Flexibility, adaptability & cultural sensitivity
•  Body mechanics
•  Vital signs
•  Infection control
•  Specialties of rehabilition
•  Healthcare professionals in the field of rehabilitation, including PT, OT, SLP, ATC, chiropractic, prosthetics/orthotics

Available Academic Credits
•  3 CTE high school credits per year
•  1 high school science or English Per Year
•  16 College credits through concurrent enrollment with Onondaga Community College 

Certifications
•  CPR Certification
•  First Aid Certification

•  Physical therapist
•  Physical therapy assistant
•  Athletic Trainer
•  Occupational therapist
•  Repiratory therapist
•  Chiropractic care
•  Speech therapist
•  Prosthetist/orthotist

*Advanced Employment - additional training may be necessary

•  Onondaga Community College

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J. Francis Manning, Ed. D.
District Superintendent & CEO

PO Box 4754
Syracuse, NY 13221
(315) 433-2600


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