What Do Students Say About the Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA/PTA) Program?

T. Spigarelli and family



"The flexibility of the College of the North Atlantic's web based Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA/PTA) program allowed me to gain certification from home. As a mother of six, with quadruplets, I cannot tell you how helpful that was to me."

T. Spigarelli
Timmons, ON, Canada



"I have worked for nine years as an OTA at the Health Care Corporation of St. John's. The completion of the OTA certificate has provided me with the theoretical knowledge which has enhanced my confidence in the skills I use everyday to assist the Occupational Therapists I work with."

M. Dalley, OTA, Acute Care Physical Medicine Programs
Health Sciences Site, Health Care Corporation
St. John's, NL, Canada



"In order to complete my Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA - PTA) Diploma, I value the availability of the program in a Distributed Learning format. As I am working full-time and the the mother of a young child, this flexibility will allow me to complete the two courses I need at my own pace while using my computer at home."

S. Trainor, Functional Independence Program
Health Care Corporation, St. John's, NL, Canada



What Do Employers Say About the Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA/PTA) Program?

"Through completion of the Rehabilitation Assistant (OTA/PTA) program offered by College of the North Atlantic, assistants are formally trained and equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be more effective in their supporting roles within the rehabilitation team."

J. Bennett, Physiotherapy Professional Practice Coordinator,
Health Care Corporation, St. John's, NL, Canada



"Support staff in our clinic are currently enrolled in the Rehabilitation Assistant (OT/PT) Program at College of the North Atlantic. As their training progresses, it is apparent that they are acquiring enhanced skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable them to assume a more valuable role when they graduate."

S. Garvin, Owner, Therapeutic Services Physiotherapy Clinic
St. John's, NL, Canada