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PTA 203 PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTING PRACTICUM II

PTA 203 – Physical Therapist Assisting Practicum II

Course Outline

Course Number & Name:  PTA 203 Physical Therapist Assisting Practicum II

Credit Hours:  5.0     Contact Hours: 15.0     Lecture: N/A    Lab: N/A     Other: 15 – 16 hrs/wk for 14 wks

Prerequisites:  Grades of “C” or better in PTA 102, PTA 103, and PTA 106

Co-requisites:  PTA 201 and PTA 209            Concurrent Courses:  None

Course Description: In this course, students continue to practice Physical Therapist Assisting. Assignments are made on the basis of demonstrated need for additional knowledge and/or skill. Students are assigned to hospitals, nursing homes, sub-acute hospitals, and pediatric facilities. The student meets periodically with his/her Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) for review and help with any encountered difficulties.

Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe, responsible, respectful ethical and legal PTA practice;
  2. perform physical therapy interventions in a technically-competent manner; and
  3. communicate accurate medical terminology and notation in written and/or oral form for documentation of patient care.