Physical therapy aides work with physical therapists to provide a positive experience
for patients undergoing physical therapy treatment. This 100% online course will teach
you the concepts, skills and practices to become a certified physical therapy aide.
Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to take the American Medical
Certification Association's (AMCA) Physical Therapy Technician/Aide certification
exam. The course also includes an externship starter kit with resources to secure
a position as a physical therapy aide extern.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.
This course is 100% online. Start any time.
Holly Trimble earned a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from the University of
Colorado, a master's degree in pediatric physical therapy from Boston University,
and a master's degree in biology from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After
working as a physical therapist for many years, Trimble transitioned into teaching.
She has lectured on health-related topics to all age groups and works as an adjunct
instructor of anatomy and physiology. She received an Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award
and is the author of "College Success Now!"