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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Physical Therapy (P T)

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

P T 395G Physical Therapist Assistant - Practicum III (4)

P T 395G is the practice of physical therapist assistant skills in a clinical setting under the direct supervision of a physical therapist. Course expectations include, but are not limited to: understanding and adhering to the Code of Ethics, 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 direct supervision of a physical therapist. Evaluation of student performance will be based on a combination of the clinical instructor's evaluation and the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education's evaluation. Prerequisites for this course are a grade of C or better in P T 250, P T 260, P T 280 or P T 280W, P T 395E or P T 395W.

This course is offered once per calendar year at each campus. Expected enrollment is 20-45 students.

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

 


General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2004
Prerequisite: a grade of C or better inP T 250, P T 260, P T 280, P T 280W, P T 395E orP T 395W

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