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PTA 2335 Clinical Practicum I

Introductory experience in the clinical setting under the supervision of a clinical instructor who is a physical therapist or physical therapist/physical therapist assistant team. Application of theories and techniques for patient interventions, and interprofessional collaboration. Fourteen practicum hours per week.

Prerequisites: PTA 2315

Course Outcomes
  • Students will demonstrate competence expected for a Level 1 clinical education experience in Critical Elements identified on the clinical evaluation tool (Safety, Professionalism and Professional Development, Interpersonal Relations and Communications, and Clinical Reasoning) .
  • Students will demonstrate competence expected for a Level 1 clinical education experience in non-Critical Elements identified on the clinical evaluation tool (Data Collection and Usage, Procedural Interventions, Documentation and Billing, and Administration and Management).
  • Students will utilize multiple tools to perform ongoing self-reflection and self-assessment of growth toward an entry-level physical therapist assistant in order to assist in continual self-improvement and preparation toward licensure.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Practicum: 14 hours
  • Division: Health Sciences
  • Department: Rehabilitation Services
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Other Off Campus Location
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term - meets once or a few times only. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Restricted to PTA Majors, Restricted to PTA Majors, Required to Be 18 Or Older
Note: B Term;Offsite Clinical;Vaccines Required;Contact Department with Questions
Course Fee: $45.00
Open Seats: 14
Meets: MTWTHF from 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Section: B20
Open Seats: 14
Meets: MTWTHF from
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Section: B20