Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHTH 223 - Clinical Practicum I


(TP/SS only)

Supervised clinical experience in a physical therapy setting. The student will practice skills learned on actual patients under the supervision and direction of a licensed physical therapist of a licensed physical therapist assistant in a variety of local clinical facilities. PREREQUISITE(S): PHTH 101 , PHTH 102 , PHTH 103 , PHTH 104 , PHTH 105 , PHTH 106 , PHTH 112 , PHTH 113 , PHTH 114 , PHTH 116 , PHTH 201  and consent of PTA department. COREQUISITE(S): PHTH 204 , PHTH 205 , and PHTH 206 . This course consists of 240 hours in a clinical setting. Forty hours each week for six weeks. Formerly PT 223.

5 semester hours

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

  • Demonstrate the developing knowledge, clinical skills and professional abilities of a PTA in an actual clinical setting under the supervision and direction of a licensed physical therapist or the supervision team of licensed physical therapist and licensed physical therapist assistant.
  • Exhibit competent patient care under the direction and close supervision of a licensed physical therapist in an ethical, legal, safe and effective manner.


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