Physical Therapist Assistant
What does a Physical Therapist Assistantdo?
Help improve or restore function under the supervision of Physical Therapists
Alleviate or prevent physical impairment
Work in direct patient care settings:
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Outpatient clinics
- School systems
- Geriatric healthcare facilities
- Home health agencies
About the Physical Therapist Assistant Program
An accredited full-time, day program
Prepares students to work as a Physical Therapist Assistant
Graduates are eligible to take the PTA National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) for licensure in whichever state they plan to work
Course work includes:
- Normal human anatomy and physiology
- The consequences of disease and injury
- Physical therapy treatments of a variety of patient conditions
How do I start the program?
The CPCC PTA program is a competitive admissions program separate from general admissions.
The program accepts one class of 32 students once a year
Selection process is based on:
- TEAS test
- Past academic performance in select courses
- Work experience in a PT department (if applicable)
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PTA Program Statistics (2 year averages years 2013 – 2014 and 2014-2015):
Admitted % qualified applicants: 41.5%
Graduation Rate: 80.35%
Ultimate Licensure Exam Pass Rate of Graduates: 97.9%
Employment Rate: 100% of those who seek employment
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