PTA 241

 PTA Seminar III

Barbara J. Behrens PTA, MS

behrensb@mccc.edu

MS350

Course Title
 PTA Seminar III

Course Number

PTA 241
Credit Hours
1
Contact Hours in Semester
15
Number of Weeks

6 weeks

(starts one week before PTA 240)

Format

blended online course

Pre-requisite course(s):
PTA 236 PTA Seminar II
Co-requisite course(s):
PTA 240 Clinical Education III
Division of Health Professions
PTA Program Faculty

All PTA Program courses may only be attempted twice and the minimum passing

grade is a C+.

Grading:

 
%
Number
Assignments
70
7
Class/lab Participation
30
continuous

 

RequiredText(s): 

Please refer to the PTA Program Textbook Listing and Check with your instructor prior to the purchase of any textbooks to make sure you have the most recent information.

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Course Description:

         Discussion oriented review of ethical and moral dilemmas in health care  and special practice areas within physical therapy, preparation for licensure, and employment as PTAs. Students have the opportunity to meet with a panel of practicing PTAs to discuss employment opportunities.

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Course Goals:

  1. Student/learners will be prepared to enter the field of physical therapy as entry level professionals which includes all of the professional obligations involved with
    • obtaining licensure,
    • preparing for the National Physical Therapy Examination,
    • dealing with ethical concerns that arise in the clinical setting and
    • preparing for future employment as a physical therapist assistant.

 

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