Occupational Therapy Assistant

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 19 months*

Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) help patients with injuries, disabilities, or illnesses work in recovering and improving skills for daily living. OTA’s work with an occupational therapist (OT) in the development and execution of treatment plans for patients that can include teaching proper movements, advice on best ways to stretch for proper recovery, record progress and provide feedback to the OT.

Improve lives through your work

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate Degree program focuses on getting students the skills they need such as proper anatomical positions, conflict resolution and ethical dispute resolution, basic life support, biomechanics of joint motion, posture and balance and more. The OTA program is offered at our Miramar and Memphis campuses.

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Have you been searching for occupational therapy assistant programs near you? Look no further, Concorde offers an accredited occupational therapy assistant program that can give you the skills needed to start a new health care career. Reach out to learn more about course details and requirements.

*Program length varies by location

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Curriculum

Concorde helps prepare you to serve as an Occupational Therapy Assistant in a variety of health care settings through a comprehensive foundation of hands-on skills training.

 

Classroom-to-career skills training

The Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) program emphasizes:

  • 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
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