Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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PTA 200 - Professionalism, Ethics, and Exam Preparation

4 Credit(s)

This course is designed to prepare the student physical therapist assistant (SPTA) for ethical situations that are common in the clinical setting. The course prepares the SPTA for the licensing exam and further professional development for entry into the workplace. 

Prerequisite: Admission into the PTA Program; second-year student.
Corequisite: PTA 203  

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Value professional association standards, state and federal regulations and the integrity of the PT/PTA relationship through sound decision-making and appropriate workplace conduct
2. Compose a professional resume that thoroughly represents knowledge, skills, and abilities to prospective employers
3. Engage in moral reasoning using various ethical models
4. Identify strategies to advocate for increased healthcare access for historically and emerging underserved populations
5. Identify how reimbursement structures may impact progression through the physical therapy plan of care
6. Demonstrate advocacy for increased access to physical therapy through direct contact with legislators
7. Identify factors that contribute to or challenge a therapeutic alliance in physical therapy services
8. Develop effective strategies to improve mock licensing exam performance



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