This integrated 7-week clinical affiliated course of 240 hours affords the PTA intermediate student 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 at the intermediate level is provided by the staff of the affiliating institution and is coordinated by the college faculty. This course is subject to a course fee.
|The following courses must be taken prior to this course|
|PTA 210 - Pathology & Rehabilitation or Neurological Conditions Across the Lifespan and Continuum of Care|
|PTA 220 - Pathology & Rehabilitation of Special Populations and Conditions Across the Lifespan and Continuum of Care|
|The following courses must be taken along side this course|
|PTA 203 - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Seminar III|