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Course Descriptions

PTA 102: Patient Care Skills & Assessment

-Admission into the PTA program
-Completion of ENGL 101, BIOL 181, BIOL 182, COMM 101, HLTH 225, PSY 101, and PSY 209 with grades of C or better
-Completion with a C or better or concurrent enrollment in PTA 100, 101, 110, 111, 120, and 121

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the PTA program, Completion with a grade of C or better, or concurrent enrollment in, PTA 100, PTA 101, PTA 110, PTA 111, PTA 120, and PTA 121. This course provides the student the opportunity to perform basic patient care skills and data collection discussed in PTA 101 Principles of Patient Care. Clinical case scenarios are utilized for students to develop their skills in communication and clinical problem solving while performing physical therapy data collection/interventions as outlined in the physical therapist?s plan of care. 2 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Heartland Community College