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PHT 1801L - Physical Therapy Clinical Practice I

4 credits | Offered: Spring
(240 contact hours of clinical practice)
Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Phase II of PTA program.
Corequisite(s): PHT 1931  
Required Grade: Pass with a grade of S.

This introductory clinical experience allows the student the opportunity to correlate didactic training and laboratory practice with actual hands on delivery of Physical Therapy services. The student will be assigned to an area clinical facility where basic and intermediate procedures and modalities will be practiced under close supervision of the facility’s clinical instructor. Emphasis will be placed on the fundamental skills of beginning patient care initially and progressed to supervised care plan implementation for common medical-surgical and orthopedic conditions. The student will be expected to perform specific therapeutic procedures covered in prior coursework and master basic skills identified in the Student Clinical Performance Summary. This full-time clinical experience requires the student to have adequate transportation, follow the clinical practice dress code and carry liability insurance. Lab fee.

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