PTAC 292R : PTA Clinical Practicum II
Students progress to this summative clinical experience after completion of all professional courses and successful completion of a comprehensive practical exam. Clinical education is an organized sequence of learning activities integrated within the curriculum. It includes full time assignments, and follows the completion of relevant didactic instruction.
Clinical education provides students with the opportunity to perform their responsibilities under appropriate physical therapist or physical therapist assistant supervision and with 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.
Other/Practicum Hours: 24 contact hours (360 clock hours total) (typically done over 8-10 weeks)