Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHTH 224 - Clinical Practicum II


(TP/SS only)

Capstone clinical course consisting of eight fulltime weeks of supervised clinical experience in a physical therapy setting. The student will practice advanced skills learned in the physical therapist assistant curriculum under the supervision and direction of a licensed physical therapist or supervision team of licensed physical therapist and physical therapist assistant. The student will develop entry-level skills in the legal and ethical issues of clinical practice, the measures and interventions required of a clinical population, documentation and progression of patient care, and the comprehensive non-direct patient related skills necessary for the professional role and responsibilities of the entry level physical therapist assistant. PREREQUISITE(S): PHTH 101 , PHTH 102 , PHTH 103 , PHTH 104 , PHTH 105 , PHTH 106 , PHTH 112 , PHTH 113 , PHTH 114 , PHTH 116 , PHTH 201 , PHTH 204 , PHTH 205 , PHTH 206 , PHTH 223  and consent of department. COREQUISITE(S): PHTH 215 , PHTH 216 , and PHTH 220 . This course consists of 320 hours in a clinical setting, forty hours each week for 8 weeks. Formerly PT 224.

7 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate the entry level knowledge, clinical skills, and professional abilities of a physical therapist assistant.
  • Manage initial steps toward an effective transition from the educational program to a career as a licensed PTA.
  • Exhibit competent patient care under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist or supervision team of licensed physical therapist and physical therapist assistant in an ethical, legal, safe, and effective manner in a health care setting.


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