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PTA Program - Student Learning Outcomes

1. Be a member of the health care team that constructs and implements a patient centered rehabilitative plan of care.

2. Under the supervision of a Physical Therapist, the PTA will carry out a treatment plan that includes, but is not limited to: therapeutic activities to improve strength, endurance, coordination, balance and range of motion. 

3. The PTA will safely utilize modalities including: heat, cold, electricity, sound, water, mechanical compression, traction or massage to relieve pain, promote the healing process and stimulate muscle activity. 

4. Instruct patients in safe functional mobility skills and therapeutic activities using adaptive equipment when appropriate, including: walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs.

5. Assist the Physical Therapist in performing tests and assessments, as well as observing and reporting patient responses to treatment.

 Program / Student Outcomes

Program / Student Outcomes
Graduation Year: 2021 2022 2023 2 Year Average for 2022-2023
Graduation Rate: 92% 96% 95.2% 95.6%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate: (First Time) 72.7% 87% 79% 83%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate: (Ultimate) 77.3% 91.3% 100% 95.7%
Employment Rate: 100% 92.85% TBD 96.43%*

*2021-2022 Average