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2019-2020 General Catalog.1 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog.1 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapist Assistant, A.A.S.


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Campus Offered: Council Bluffs

The Physical Therapist Assistant program of study prepares graduates to assume an active role in the provision of physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. A combination of classroom, laboratory and actual supervised clinical experiences caring for patients is used. Graduates of the program can seek employment in hospitals, outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities or other health related agencies. Graduates are awarded an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree. The Physical Therapist Assistant program at Iowa Western Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org.

Prerequisite: Semester 1, 2, and 3 are prerequisite semesters. In semester 4, 5, 6 students will be entered into the program.

Students must complete the curriculum described below:

Recommended Course Sequence


Semester Total: 15.0 Credits


Semester Total: 13.0 Credits


Third Semester


Semester Total: 4.0 Credits


Semester Total: 15.0 Credits


Semester Total: 14.0 Credits


Semester Total: 13.0 Credits


Total Semester Hours Required 73.0


Notes:


2 May substitute MAT 102  or higher.
3 May substitute ENG 105 .

Students must earn a grade of “C” or higher in all required courses in order to graduate.

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