Clinical Education III (PTA 223)

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. This course is subject to a course fee.

Prerequisites

The following courses must be taken prior to this course
PTA 203 Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Seminar III
PTA 222 - Clinical Education II

Corequisites

The following courses must be taken along side this course
PTA 204 - Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities Seminar
Term Location Sections Available
2023 Spring Semester - 7 Week Sections - Second Group
Off Campus - Blue Bell