Physical Therapy - Assistant

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El intercambio

Physical Therapy internships give students the opportunity to learn about the science of kinesiology in a thrilling environment. Whether or not you are working towards a major in sports medicine or physical therapy, an internship in physical therapy can be a great experience. There are several skills you can expect to develop during your physical therapy internship in Colombia. You will work alongside a physical therapist serving his/her clients


Title

24 Horas de ayuda por semana

Enseñar Deportes: Organiza y enseña diferentes deportes y actividades.

Trabajo Social: Ayuda a la comunidad local.


Que obtienes

3 dias libres por semana

Habitación privada: Ten una habitación privada para relajarte por tu cuenta.

Habitación compartida: Preparate para conocer gente mientras te alojas en una habitación compartida.

Habitación del equipo: Eres parte de un equipo! Conócelos en tu dormitorio.

Cocina tu propia comida: Siéntete libre de preparar tu propia comida aquí.

Descuentos en tours: ¡No te pierdas de nada! Obtén descuentos y disfruta tu tiempo libre.

Descuentos en alojamiento: ¡Siéntete libre para explorar! Obtén descuentos en lugares amigos.

Lavandería gratis: Hay un lugar especial donde se lava la ropa sin costo.

Tours gratis: No te pierdas de nada! Obtén tours gratis y explora.

Excursiones gratis: ¡Mantén tus pies en movimiento y ejécitate un poco.

Fiestas gratis: ¡Que siga la fiesta! Accede a fiestas gratis y diviértete toda la noche.

Eventos gratis: ¡Sé parte de algo! Accede a eventos gratis.

Clases de danza: ¡Rockea tu cuerpo! Únete a nuestras clases de danza.

Clases de idiomas: Aprende o mejora tus conocimientos de idiomas.

Certificado: Obtén un certificado una vez que hayas terminado tu experiencia.


Requisitos

Español Intermedio

Más de 18 años


Lo que no está incluído

Vuelos, Seguro de Viaje, Transporte Interno y Visa


Programa detallado

Active Learning
Show initiative in learning career skills by observing treatments, shadowing PTs, asking
questions about purpose and outcome treatments. Also, learn the “FLOW” of an
outpatient PT clinic and work to maintain that flow.
Patient Communications
Become comfortable interacting with patients by greeting them,
conducting warm-ups, and assist with instruction and education.
Colombian patients are very warm and usually, always love interacting openly with
interns giving the interns constant opportunity to not only practice their
Spanish, but to also quickly become culturally aware and comfortable.
Equipment Operation
Proper use of equipment and help to maintain and clean equipment. Under the supervision of a mentor, an intern will supervise patients while using the machinery.
Office Skills
– Pulling charts for upcoming patients.
– Assisting in preparing Home Exercise Program for patients.


Actividades & Turnos

 Shadow & assist physical therapist as directed; both in clinic and home visits
 Tasked to compare/contrast Colombian practices vs. U.S. practices then make presentation
 Support in the review of current internal operations processes & procedures for improvement
 Welcome patients to treatment and schedule patients’ new appointments
 Explain & supervise daily exercise & therapy procedures to patients
 Apply hot-cold treatments
 Create informational materials for patients and public


Reglas

 Enjoys helping and interacting with new people
 Knowledge and interest in physiology, health, and physical therapy
 Experience working in a clinical setting
 Responsible & mature
 Strong work ethics

We are NOT a free lodging program. It costs fifteen dollars per day to participate in our program. The fee covers your lodging in our guest house facility and the program. You must accept being part of the team, from the arrival of the students until the departure of the students.