Level 2A Clinical Experience


A minimum of seven weeks of full-time supervised clinical experience practicing the skills of an entry-level PTA. Students are assigned to an orthopedic, long-term care, or acute-care setting where they receive practical experience integrating and applying knowledge and skills to patients/clients of a variety of ages and conditions. All activities will be performed in the presence of a licensed physical therapist. Students must successfully complete all required coursework of the PTA curriculum, provide documentation of current CPR certification, and gain approval of the department prior to enrolling in this course. Grading evaluated as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory. NOTE: Student is responsible for room, board and all transportation to and from the clinical site. Designed to provide a minimum of 280 clinical education hours. Summer Only.

3 Credits: 0 Lecture, 9 Clinical