PTA 230: Clinical Education I

In this course, qualified physical therapist assistant students will observe and participate in structured and supervised experiences in health care settings. Students will be placed by their program clinical education coordinator in off-site locations and given limited opportunity to safely and appropriately apply therapeutic interventions. This initial clinical experience will also provide the background and foundation for future coursework. This course is graded on a pass/no pass grading system.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PTA 220 minimum grade "C", may enroll concurrently

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime    

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime    

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 1
Lecture Hours 0
Clinical Hours 48
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 48

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