Occupational Therapy Assistant

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 19 months*

Have you been searching for occupational therapy assistant schools or programs? You can support an improved quality of life for those who face daily physical challenges due to injury, illness or other condition as an occupational therapist assistant. Through the Occupational Therapy Assistant degree program at Concorde, you can work alongside occupational therapists to improve basic life functions.

Improve lives through your work

As an Occupational Therapy Assistant, you have the opportunity to positively impact your community by facilitating a greater engagement in daily life for those who have been adversely affected by a physically disabling event or condition.

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To learn more about Concorde’s COTA programs, request information, or call today!

*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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