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Associate in Applied Science - Physical Therapist Assistant

66 credit hours

Catalog Year 2017-2018

General Education Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
COMM 101* Introduction to Oral Communication 3
ENGL 101* Critical Reading & Writing 3
BIOL 181* Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIOL 182* Anatomy & Physiology II 4
HLTH 225* Clinical Kinesiology 3
PSY 101* Introduction to Psychology 3
PSY 209* Human Growth & Development 3
Total Credit Hours 23

Physical Therapist Assistant Program Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy 1
PTA 101 Principles of Patient Care 2
PTA 102 Patient Care Skills & Assessment 2
PTA 110 Physical Agents in Rehabilitation I 2
PTA 111 Application of Physical Agents I 1.5
PTA 120 Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise 3
PTA 121 Therapeutic Exercise for Orthopedic Conditions 2
PTA 140 Clinical Experience I 4
PTA 210 Physical Agents in Rehabilitation II 3
PTA 211 Application of Physical Agents II 1.5
PTA 220 Concepts of Rehabilitation 4
PTA 221 Rehabilitation Techniques 2
PTA 230 PTA Pathophysiology 3
PTA 240 Clinical Experience II 10
PTA 250 Clinical Seminar 2
Total Credit Hours 43

*Indicates pre-admission course requirements for Physical Therapist Assistant program.

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

Physical Therapist Assistant Questions

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Heartland Community College