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Course Descriptions


PTA 140: Clinical Experience 1

Prerequisite(s):
-Admission into the PTA program
AND
-Completion of ENGL 101, BIOL 181, BIOL 182, COMM 101, HLTH 225, PSY 101, PSY 209, PTA 100, PTA 101, PTA 102, PTA 110, PTA 111, PTA 120, and PTA 121 with a grade of C or better

This course provides clinical opportunity for practical experience in applying knowledge and skill presented in the first year PTA classes. Opportunities are available for students to observe, assist patients and perform physical therapy interventions and data collection under the supervision of a clinical instructor. Classroom presentation is provided prior to clinical experience to discuss appropriate clinical behavior, evidence based practice, ethical guidelines and decision making. 4 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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