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Health Technologies

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

 

Program Competences:

In this challenging program, you will master the following skills:

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service/care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Perform selected measurement procedures in consultation with the evaluating Physical Therapist (PT).
  • Use appropriate modalities that include but are not limited to heat, cold, light, water, sound, and electricity, as well as therapeutic exercise and exercise equipment.
  • Modify or adjust treatment within the limits of the plan of care based on the patient's reactions, and seek guidance when necessary.
  • Complete any and all required written documentation accurately and legibly.
  • Recognize abnormal physiological changes and report them to the evaluating therapist and other appropriate personnel.
  • Maintain working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding the profession.

Program Outcomes:

Graduation Year

2010

2011

2012

2013

MTC Graduation Rate
(Students graduating within 3 years of admission to the PTA Program)

25/25
100%

22/24
92%

21/24
88%

20/24
83%

National Physical Therapy Examination 
(Licensure Exam) Ultimate Pass Rate

25/28
89%

22/22
100%

18/21
86%

18/18
100%

National Physical Therapy Examination 
(Licensure Exam) Ultimate Pass Rate 
Three (3) year average as reported by the FSBPT

2010-2012
91.67%

Employment Rate
(Percentage of graduates who were employed as PTAs within 6 months of passing the licensure examination)

100%

100%

95%

Not yet Available

To receive more detailed information on the Physical Therapist Assistant Program or a complete copy of the MTC Catalog, please send an e-mail to applegatej@mtc.edu or the Office of Admission at enroll@mtc.edu.
 
                     

Contact Us:

1467 Mount Vernon Ave.
Marion, Ohio 43302
740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu


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