PTA 110 - Clinical Affiliation I
An introductory clinical affiliation assignment in a health care facility. Students work under the supervision of a physical therapist with patients requiring treatments including modalities, exercise routines related to neurological conditions, patient care skills, ambulation, activities of daily living and other interventions with which the student is familiar. Additional emphasis on cultural competence and time management skills. The student meets with the clinical coordinator to assess progress. Clinical hours: 40 hr/week for 4 weeks.
Prerequisite: PTA 101 Introduction to Physical Therapy II, PTA 102 Introduction to Rehabilitation, PTA 103 Physical Agents and Massage
10.7 Clinical Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Perform all interventions/assessments in a safe, ethical, efficient and technically competent manner that minimizes risk to patient, self and others.
- Communicate with patient, peers, family members and other caregivers in writing and orally in ways congruent to situational needs and supports delivery of patient services.
- Obtain accurate information by performing selected data collection consistent with the plan of care established by PT.
- Deliver established patient care to reflect respect for and sensitivity to individual differences.
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