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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
Associate of Applied Science

 

Program Competencies:

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:

  1. “Class of 2015 has recently achieved a 100% first time NPTE pass rate!”

Graduation Year

 

2012

2013

2014

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

 

88%

100%

95.8%

National Physical Therapy Examination  (Licensure Exam) Ultimate Pass Rate

 

86%

100%

90.5%
National Physical Therapy Examination  (Licensure Exam) Ultimate Pass Rate  Three (3) year average as reported by the FSBPT
2012-2014
92.2%%

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

 

95%

100%

100%

 

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.

 

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Marion Technical College
1467 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Marion, Oh. 43302

740.389.4636
enroll@mtc.edu

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