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Occupational Therapy Assistant - (AAS)

At the Memphis Metro Area (Memphis, TN) Campus
Program Length

20 Months (80 Weeks)

Financial Aid

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Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program has been granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Their website is www.acoteonline.org.

Where Can I Work?

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Clinics
  • Schools
  • Client homes
  • Community settings
Skills Learned
  • Anatomical positions
  • Conflict resolution and ethical dispute resolution
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), first aid, infection control and vital signs
  • Biomechanics of joint motion, posture and balance
  • Etiology, clinical process and prognosis of common diseases and illnesses
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Techniques to enhance functional ability
  • Occupational therapy terminology
  • Joint protection, energy conservation and work simplification
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Questions?

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