2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PT 212 Transition to the PTA Career

This course is designed to further facilitate the student’s transition from the academic setting to the clinical environment as a member of the healthcare team. This course expounds on topics introduced in PT 201  including utilization of the APTA’s Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Louisiana Physical Therapy Board´s Practice Act, and APTA’s Standards of Ethical Conduct For the Physical Therapist Assistant. Preparation for the Federation of States Boards of Physical Therapy Licensure Examination and a comprehensive review of all assessment and intervention skills covered in the program will be incorporated in the course as well. The student will be encouraged, through reflection and discussion, to identify the impact of his/her worldview on future work as a PTA. Students will also be provided with the opportunity to explore avenues of career development, ways to contribute to the profession, and opportunities for life-long learning. 1 hr



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