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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Physical Therapy (P T)

P T 395E Physical Therapist Assistant--Practicum I (4) The practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a physical therapist.

P T 395E Physical Therapist Assistant -- Practicum I (3)

P T 395E is the practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist and/or physical therapist assistant. Course expectations include, but are not limited to: understanding and adhering to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, following departmental policies, presenting with appropriate dress and appearance, being punctual and reliable, respecting patient confidentiality, treating all personnel with respect, showing positive attitude and enthusiasm towards the profession and exhibiting adaptability. Course objectives include, but are not limited to: demonstrate appropriate verbal, non-verbal and written communication, implement treatment programs as outlined in the plan of care, and demonstrate appropriate treatment techniques as learned in the classroom. To achieve these objectives students will be in a clinical setting under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist and/or physical therapist assistant.

 


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004 Ending: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 150, P T 160, P T 250, P T 260, P T 270 orP T 270W, P T 384

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.