Physical Therapist Assistant

Program Description

Catalog Year: 2019

The program has two components, didactic and clinical. Classroom instruction includes theory and laboratory practice in a variety of assessments and interventions including therapeutic exercise, manual muscle testing, physical agents, gait analysis and training, and therapeutic massage. PTA lecture and lab classes are held during daytime hours. Clinical practicums are attended during the day. Students will receive clinical education at multiple sites and a variety of practice settings. They receive instruction and direct supervision from licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants while applying and developing their ?hands-on? skills with patients. Accreditation: The physical therapist assistant program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.

Program Requirements

Physical Therapist Assistant Required Courses : PTA Required Courses

  • ENG-101 - English Composition I
  • PTA-112 - Documentation Communication
  • PTA-120 - Physical Therapist Assisting I
  • PTA-110 - Therapeutic Exercise
  • PTA-114 - Pathology
  • PSY-100 - Intro to Psychology
  • ENG-102 - English Composition II
  • PTA-122 - Physical Therapist Assisting II
  • PTA-123 - Clinical Practicum I
  • PTA-125 - Kinesiology
  • HUM-216 - Ethics
  • PSY-218 - Human Growth and Development
  • CMS-215 - Intercultural Communication
  • PTA-231 - Physical Therapist Assisting III
  • PTA-232 - Clinical Practicum II
  • PTA-241 - Physical Therapist Assisting IV
  • PTA-242 - Clinical Practicum III
  • PTA-250 - Physical Therapist Assistant Seminar

Physical Therapist Assistant Required Courses : BIO 110 OR BIO 113

Take 1 course from:
  • BIO-110 - Principles of Biology
  • BIO-113 - Molecular & Cellular Biology

Human Anatomy & Physiology Requirement : BIO240 OR BIO245&246

  • BIO-240 - Human Anatomy and Physiology

Human Anatomy & Physiology Requirement : BIO240 OR BIO245&246

  • BIO-245 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO-246 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

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