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Course Descriptions

PTA 140: Clinical Experience 1

-Completion of PTA 100, PTA 101, PTA 102, PTA 110, PTA 111, PA 120, and PTA 121 with a grade of C or higher
-Admission to PTA program

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