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: firstname.lastname@example.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: