PTA 223 Clinical Education III

Credits: 2.00

This terminal 6-week clinical affiliated course of 240 hours affords the PTA student preparing for entry level practice direct patient care experience in applying assessments, procedures and skills under the direct supervision of a licensed practitioner of physical therapy. With a focus on safe, legal, ethical and effective use of physical therapy interventions the acute or out-patient setting affords the student with a variety of clinical experiences with diverse patient populations where professional competency within the scope of practice of the PTA is developed. Supervision of the student culminating in entry level practice is provided by the staff of the affiliating institution and is coordinated by the college faculty.

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