PTA 295 Clinical Externship II

The final semester is a full-time clinical experience where students have the opportunity to apply the learned techniques, enhance problem-solving and professional skills as they provide physical therapy services to real patients under the supervision of a PTA and PT.

PTA-295 Clinical Externship II

Credit Hours: 
9.00
Course Description: 
A full-time supervised clinical practicum at affiliated physical therapy departments. Students participate in patient treatment under the delegation and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Students integrate classroom knowledge and laboratory experience to achieve the competencies of an entry-level physical therapist assistant as outlined by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).
Prerequisites: 
PTA-250, PTA-254, PTA-262, PTA-265, and PTA-291
Co-requisites: 
PTA-270