PTAC 190R : PTA Clinical Education Practicum I
Students progress to this first clinical experience during the summer after completion of all first year courses and successful completion of a comprehensive practical exam. Clinical education is an organized sequence of learning activities integrated within the curriculum.
Clinical education provides students with the opportunity to perform their responsibilities under appropriate physical therapist or physical therapist assistant supervision and positive role modeling. The experience provides exposure to a variety of patients and learning activities. Clinical education is provided in a variety of practice and health care settings and ensures participation in direct patient care.
Practicum: 304 hours