Course: PTA 1312  Initial Practicum

Subject: Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisites: The student must have completed the following courses with a “C” or better to participate in the Initial Practicum: PTA 1013, PTA 1023, PTA 1112, PTA 1213, PTA 1224, PTA 2014; BIO 1314, BIO 1414, BIO 2102, PTA 1151 and successfully pass the comprehensive practical exam.

Credits: 2

Description: The student will be assigned to a selected physical therapy practice for a minimum of 160 contact hours. Under the direct, on-site supervision of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, the student will assume patient care responsibilities in a safe, efficient, ethical and legal manner.