TAPC 110 - Introduction to Health Care and Rehabilitation
Introduction to Health Care and Rehabilitation
This course examines current health care in Canada. The rehabilitation fields are discussed in detail with emphasis on the rehabilitation philosophy and the different roles of the physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech language pathology professions. You will develop an understanding of and begin to build the skills required in the role of a Therapist Assistant (OTA, PTA, SLPA). Integral to this course is exposure to clinical rehabilitation settings as well as an introduction to institutional policies and procedures, universal precautions, and documentation.