Feb 29, 2024  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

PTAT 2591 - Terminal Clinical Education II

Credit hours: 5

Course Description:
Terminal clinical education experiences consist of the student’s supervised clinical practice of previously learned PTA duties and functions in a physical therapy practice setting under the direction of a licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.  Students are required to achieve the program’s specific clinical performance expectations by the end of the clinical education experience.  

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate expected professional and ethical clinical behaviors, including cultural competence, in a health care setting in patient-care and non-patient-care activities that are reflective of the physical therapy profession (per student’s Clinical Performance Instrument).
  2. Demonstrate safe and competent clinical problem solving skills, critical thinking skills, and organizational skills for the implementation of the physical therapy plan of care (per student’s Clinical Performance Instrument).
  3. Exhibit safe and competent practice throughout the performance and application of all specified physical therapy interventions (per student’s Clinical Performance Instrument).
  4. Communicate with patients, physical therapy personnel, health care members and others in ways that are congruent with situational needs, including the production of quality documentation that support the physical therapy services (per student’s Clinical Performance Instrument).