Intro to Pre-Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine

Pierce County Skills Center

Program Overview

Students will be introduced to the healthcare field of the physical therapy assistant. PTA’s are skilled technical health care professionals who are capable of carrying out treatment programs under the supervision of licensed physical therapists. Students will learn taping techniques using hands on demonstrations and earn their First Aid/CPR certification.

  • Credit: 0.5, Health, CTE Elective. Please check with your counselor for credit equivalency at your school
  • Class time: 7-45am-2:45pm (no class on July 4th)
  • For more information, call the number below or email

About Pierce County Skills Center

The Pierce County Skills Center opened Wednesday, September 8, 2010, bringing along with it career options for students, leading to real jobs that mesh with workplace demands.

The Pierce County Skills Center serves students from our nine school districts: Bethel, Eatonville, Fife, Franklin Pierce, Orting, Steilacoom, Sumner, Tacoma, and White River.

For more information, call 253-683-5950

Program Details

Time All Day
Grade 9—12
Dates Jun 27—Jul 15
Days Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Location Pierce County Skills Center
16117 Canyon Road East Puyallup WA
Tacoma, WA 98375
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Intro to Pre-Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine