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PHT 2810L - Physical Therapy Clinical Practice II

5 credits | Offered: Summer
(320 contact hours of clinical practice)
Prerequisite(s): PHT 1801L  with a grade of C or better.
Corequisite(s): PHT 2931 .
Required Grade: Pass with a grade of S.
 

This final full-time clinical experience is designed to prepare the PTA student for entry into the profession of physical therapy. Physical therapy treatment modalities and procedures should be implemented and modified within the plan of care. The student should demonstrate competence and confidence in the application of therapeutic techniques and should work towards refinement and polishing of their manual skills. Emphasis should be placed on the application of all previous class materials and further development of problem solving and critical thinking skills. The student should be able to function as a true member of the physical therapy delivery system and contribute to the day-to-day workings of the facility. It is recommended that the student have a fair amount of autonomy and be assigned a case load with minimal supervision. The student should demonstrate the appropriate knowledge, professional behaviors and motor skills required of entry-level for a physical therapist assistant. Students should continue to work on mastery of skills and abide by the transportation, dress code and liability requirements of previous clinical practices.  Lab fee.


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