PTA 239 025 Class Dates & Times

Date RangeDaysTimesBuildingRoom
1/16/2018 to 4/30/2018F8:00 AM - 11:50 AMORBCD-102

Course Description

This course is a continuation of PTA 238 as it prepares the PTA student for his/her clinical experiences and entry into the field as a physical therapist assistant. Strategies for obtaining employment are discussed. Effective techniques for cover letter/resume writing and interview performance are presented and practiced. Other important employment issues including benefits, and management/employee relations will be presented. The role of the PTA beyond patient care is discussed. Fiscal management and reimbursement issues are introduced and discussed. The student will present an inservice to an audience other than PTA peers. There will be continued assessment and planning of professional behavior development. During this course, the student will continue to participate in a variety of clinical experiences including development of comprehensive patient care with mock clinic assignments (supervised practice sessions) and participation in an integrated clinical affiliation during the end of the semester. (1.5 lecture hour, 32 clinic hours/semester)
Not part of a TN Transfer Pathway.


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Contact Information

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Contact this course's academic department. Be sure to mention the course number: PTA 239 025