ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM 

(Associate in Applied Science, AAS)

Professional Hands Institute is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist assistant education program from CAPTE. The program is planning to submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage, on June 1st, 2019. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the technical phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in technical courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.

Graduation from a physical therapist assistant education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.   

DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM
(Associate in Science, AS)

This program has 70 semester credit hours of theory, practice and clinical practicum. It includes theory, practice demonstration and clinical practicum; legal aspects of massage therapy; allied modalities; anatomy & physiology, kinesiology, hydrotherapy techniques, advance techniques, pathology, Spa techniques, and medical errors.

DEGREE

Upon completion of the program the student will receive a Degree as Associate in Applied Science in Massage Therapy.   

 

   

NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM
(Diploma)

This program has 600 hours of theory, practice, and clinical practicum. It includes 417 hours of theory and 183 hours of practice demonstration and clinical practicum. Some of the topics covered in this program include: legal aspects of massage therapy; allied modalities; anatomy & physiology, reflexology, HIV/AIDS, and medical errors.

DIPLOMA, EXAM AND LICENSE 

The student will complete the program in 30 weeks. Upon completion of 500 clock hours, the student is eligible to take the state approved exam and apply for licensing.


NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

DENTAL ASSISTING & EXPANDED DUTIES PROGRAM
(Diploma)

Dental Assistant & Expanded Duties students are multi-skilled professionals who learn to perform their duties in all areas under the direction of a dental office. Students learn clinical skills. They also learn to perform dental chair assisting, X-Ray, local anesthesia and pain control, and all basic dental assisting procedures under the doctor’s supervision.  

DIPLO MA

The student will complete the program in 1,230 hours/49 weeks. Upon completion of the program the student will receive a Diploma from Professional Hands Institute.



NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

SKIN CARE SPECIALIST PROGRAM
(Diploma)

 This course has 260 hours of theory, practice and clinical training.

Services: All students are required to complete at least 40 services as part of their applied clinical training. The services are: Practical Applications – 35; Hair Removal - 5.

This program has continuous enrollment, whereby new classes begin every week.  A full time student will complete this program in 7 weeks.  A part-time student will complete this program in 10 weeks.



NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

NAIL TECHNICIAN SPECIALIST PROGRAM
(Diploma)

This course has 240 hours of theory, practice and clinical training. Services: All students are required to complete at least 115 services as part of their applied clinical training.  

This program has continuous enrollment, whereby new classes begin every week. A full time student will complete this program in 6 weeks. A part-time student will complete this program in 10 weeks.            



NON-DEGREE PROGRAMS

MEDICAL ASSISTANT PROGRAM
(Diploma)

Medical Assistants are multi-skilled professionals who learn to perform their duties in all areas under the direction of a doctor in a medical office. Students learn clinical skills, ranging from vital signs, passing medication, performing phlebotomy and EKG.They also learn to perform basic nursing procedures under the doctor’s supervision. They are trained in the areas of communications, legal and ethical responsibilities, administrative and clinical duties, health and illness concepts, anatomy and physiology, and use of medications.

The students receive additional training as medical office managers, learning skills such as billing, basic accounting, filing, computers, and completing insurance forms.
 

DIPLOMA

The student will complete the program in 1,050 hours/52 weeks. Upon completion of the program the student will receive a Diploma from Professional Hands Institute.