Physiotherapy Technology

Code

144.A0

Diploma

DEC

Sector

Santé

Number of credits

91 2/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1365 Hours

Statut

Program approved in 2015.

To learn the principles and application of specific techniques in the care related to certain cases and to ensure quality evaluation relative to treatment while keeping in mind the psychological care of the patient.

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. V Physics – Secondary V Physics (553504)

• Sec. IV CST - Secondary IV Mathematics: Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563414)

Day/Evening

D

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

physiotherapy technician
physical rehabilitation technician

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
002WAnalyze the profession
002XRefer to the normal functioning of the human body
002YLocate anatomical structures of the musculoskeletal system
002ZAnalyze positions and movements of the human body
003AProvide basic and emergency care
003BAssociate physiological mechanisms with physical rehabilitation needs
003CInterpret information about pathological conditions and associated interventions
003DIntervene in cases involving pain or circulatory problems
003EIntervene in cases involving loss of mobility
003FIntervene in cases involving muscle impairment
003GIntervene in cases involving functional loss
003HProvide electrotherapy treatments
003KProvide rehabilitation services for clients with orthopedic or rheumatological conditions
003LProvide rehabilitation services for clients with neurological conditions
003MAdapt the clinical approach to a particular handicap and rehabilitation setting
003NProvide rehabilitation services for clients with vascular or respiratory conditions
003QOffer professional services
0559Establish professional relationships
055AProvide rehabilitation care adapted to a geriatric population