May 26, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PTA 206 - Physical Therapist Assistant Seminar

2 Credit(s)

Students will increase their understanding of physical therapy workplace behaviors and expectations while reflecting on prior experiences and attitudes. Students will learn and practice presenting themselves in a competent and professional manner, self-assess utilizing the clinical performance instrument, and complete pre-clinical requirements in preparation for cooperative education internships and, ultimately, a healthcare career. 

Prerequisite: PTA 103  and PTA 132  with a letter grade of C or better.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Identify and define key issues and related program, division, college, workplace, state, and federal policies related to physical therapy practice
2. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders in the physical therapy clinical environment using proper and current workplace etiquette, format, and content, modifying approach to meet the needs of the diverse audience
3. Evaluate/self-assess one's own skills, abilities, and attitudes related to the physical therapy career field, reflecting on prior work history, successes, failures, and obstacles throughout the process
4. Think critically about workplace performance practices and expectations and their impact on others
5. Apply learned skills in preparation for internship and employment in the physical therapy career field

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