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PTA Clinical Practice 1

Credits: 2
Course Number: 10-524-147

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Course Description

10-524-147 PTA CLINICAL PRACTICE 1...provides a part-time clinical experience to apply foundational elements, knowledge, and technical skills pertinent to physical therapy practice. (Prerequisites: 10-524-142 PTA Therapeutic Exercise, 10-524-143 PTA Biophysical Agents, 10-524-157 PTA Applied Kinesiology 2)

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What will I learn?

  1. Analyze elements of a safe clinical environment
  2. Demonstrate professional conduct consistent with clinical expectations and setting
  3. Explain legal, ethical and employer/facility standards that need to be met in the clinical setting
  4. Identify patient values, preferences, goals, and needs that should be considered in the delivery of physical therapy services
  5. Identify communication strategies that may be used in various situations
  6. Analyze strengths and weaknesses in knowledge, skills, and behaviors in the clinical setting
  7. Identify pertinent data used to answer questions and make clinical decisions
  8. Practice physical therapy interventions (exercise, manual therapy, modalities, etc.) as directed in the clinical setting
  9. Select devices, equipment, and functional training needed in the clinical setting
  10. Practice components of documentation required in the clinical setting
  11. Examine activities that are part of efficient delivery of physical therapy services (fiscal, time, space, equipment, and personnel management)
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Class Number: 51129

Summer 2024
Green Bay-Clinical Site
6/6/2024 - 8/2/2024
Anytime — Anytime