PTAC 190R : PTA Clinical Education Practicum I

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. The 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 is provided in a variety of practice and health care settings and ensures participation in direct patient care. (304 hrs in 8 wks – usually 40 hr/wk x 8 wks minus 2 days for seminar course)