PTA 224 - Senior Seminar II
A capstone course designed to allow students to integrate their theoretical knowledge and their clinical experience. Students meet and present case studies in seminar format based on their clinical experience. If time permits, special topics are presented and discussed. In addition, a student/teacher conference is required for each student prior to graduation. The course is held for 9 hrs/week for 2 weeks.
Prerequisites: PTA 213 Senior Seminar I, PTA 220 Clinical Affiliation III
1 Seminar Hour
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the ability to complete data collection from the patient chart, family, personnel and literature review and discuss the impact of data collected in progression of patient interventions within the plan of care established by the PT.
2. Discuss the impact of psychosocial factors and reimbursement policies on patient interventions and outcomes.
3. Describe the interrelationship of physical therapy practitioners and other health care providers to the patient's total treatment plan.
4. Discuss the integration of theory learned in PTA courses and learning gained through practical experience in the clinic.
5. Demonstrate that he/she has been socialized into the role of Physical Therapist Assistant and has internalized appropriate characteristics as shown through action and appearance.
6. Present a case study on a patient undergoing physical therapy.
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