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					Physical Therapy
Where clinicians help others learn
 how to accomplish as much as
   possible for themselves.
Physical Therapy
   Examining patients
    with impairments,
    functional limitations,
    and disability or other
    health related
    conditions
Physical Therapy
   Alleviating
    impairments and
    functional limitations
    by
       Implementing
        therapeutic interventions
Physical Therapy
   Therapeutic
    Interventions
       Therapeutic exercise
Physical Therapy
    Functional training
     (activities of daily living)
Physical Therapy
    Manual therapy
Physical Therapy
    Wound care
Physical Therapy
   Administration of
    Physical Agents
Physical Therapy
   Preventing patient:
       Injury
       Functional limitations
       Disabilities
       Deterioration of quality
        of life
            Fitness, health
Physical Therapy
   Consultation
       With physicians, other
        clinicians
   Education
   Research
Physical Therapist (PT)
   Master’s Degree
   Doctoral Degree by
    2020
       Evaluates the patient
        and establishes the plan
        of care
       Legally responsible for
        the care of the patient
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
   Associate in Applied
    Science Degree
       Works under the
        supervision of a PT
            Responsible for the
             implementation of
             therapeutic
             interventions
               “Hands on health
                care provider”
PT and PTA
   Work settings
       Acute Care Hospital
       Rehabilitation Hospital
       Skilled Nursing Facility
       Out Patient Orthopedic
        Office
       Aquatic Out Patient
        Facility
       Pediatric Facility
       Sports Medicine Office
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   1st semester
       ENG 101     English Composition I
       MAT (141, or 115)
       BIO 103     Anatomy & Physiology I
       HPE 110     Concepts of Health & Fitness
       PTA 101     Intro to PTA
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   Spring I (2nd semester)
       ENG 102   English Composition II
       BIO 104   Anatomy & Physiology II
       PSY 101   Intro to Psychology
       PTA 105   Kinesiology
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   Summer I (Beginning of Professional Phase)
       PTA 112    Pathology for PTAs
       PTA 106    Therapeutic Measurement
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   First Aid and CPR
    Certification
       Hold and maintain
        current certifications
        throughout the PTA
        program curriculum
       Produce evidence prior
        to Fall II
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   Fall II
       PTA 210   PTA Techniques
       PTA 211   Physical Agents
       PTA 220   PTA Clinical Ed I (40 h/w x 4)
       PTA 221   PTA Clinical Seminar I
       XXX XXX   Humanities Cluster “B” Elective
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   Spring II
       PTA 205   Motor Development
       PTA 212   PTA Therapy Clinic
       PTA 230   PTA Clinical Ed II (40 h/w x 5)
       PTA 231   PTA Clinical Seminar II
       HPE 171   Personal Fitness
PTA Curriculum at MCCC
   Summer II
       PTA 240   PTA Clinical Ed III (40h/w x 6)
       PTA 241   PTA Clinical Seminar III
PTA
   Why not you?

   Why not now?
586-4800 x 3385
Barbara J. Behrens, PTA, MS
      Program Coordinator
       MS 156 WW Campus
    behrensb@mccc.edu

				
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