This course introduces students to the importance of healthy living and the role of the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physical Therapy Assistant in promoting and maintaining good health through physical activity, recreation, nutrition and lifestyle choices. Students learn how recreational activities can promote health and wellness. They also learn how to implement various physical fitness programs and lead group exercise programs for older adults.
Course code: OPTA 1134
Length: 60 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/OPTA-1134.pdf
PrerequisitesSuccessful admission to the program
CorequisitesSemester 1 courses: OPTA 1131, 1132,1133, 1135 and 1136
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.