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PTA 242 Clinical Practicum III
Credit Hours: 5
Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in PTA 241

Supervised clinical practice in a physical therapy department or facility. Students will have the opportunity and be expected to apply skills and knowledge learned in all prior PTA classroom and clinical courses, including knowledge and skills concurrently taught in PTA 241. This third rotation is a full time, 40 hours per week, for six weeks clinical experience for a total of 240 clinical hours. Completion of an oral presentation, including educational supplemental materials, to the clinical staff member on a topic approved by the Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education (ACCE) and Clinical Instructor (CI) is required; as well as a project for the clinical site. Emphasis on utilizing the knowledge gained in the PTA program with demonstration of critical thinking and problem solving abilities related to the clinical setting expected. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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SPECIAL NOTE: Explore the physical therapist assistant program and come to an information session. For more details, go to elgin.edu/visitecc

A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/ph ysicaltherapy

 
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