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Physical Therapist Assistant & Occupational Therapy Assistant

Horry-Georgetown Technical College

Physical Therapist Assistant & Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant - Coming Fall 2022

Occupational therapy is a health care profession that specializes in helping people develop, master or regain the everyday skills necessary to live independent, productive and meaningful lives. Occupational therapy assistants work under the supervision of an occupational therapist to implement treatment interventions and meet the goals of each individual client’s needs. Occupational therapy assistants perform treatment with clients of various diagnoses across the lifespan.

For more information, contact:
Regina "Gina" Brown
(843) 839-1092

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants are skilled health-care workers who carry out patient treatment programs supervised by a physical therapist. The assistant works to relieve pain and/or increase function in patients via therapeutic application of heat, cold, light, water, electricity, sound, massage, exercise, gait, and functional activity. Clinical experience is provided in a variety of settings, including hospitals, rehabilitation agencies, schools, private offices, and long-term care facilities. This program is offered at the Grand Strand campus. Graduates are eligible for licensure exams.

The Physical Therapist Assistant program is accredited. Click here for more information about HGTC's accreditations.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Samantha Martel
(843) 477-2075