Physical Therapist Assistant Program Outcomes

Physical Therapist Assistant

Associate of Applied Science

Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00

Program Outcomes

1Use effective communication skills.
2Apply mathematical concepts.
3Transfer social and natural science theories into practical applications.
4Demonstrate ability to think critically.
5Demonstrate ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
6Use technology effectively.
7Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability.
8Demonstrate effective communication with patients, families, and health care team.
9Exhibit behaviors and conduct that reflect respect and sensitivity according to physical therapy practice standards.
10Function under the supervision of a physical therapist in a safe, legal, ethical manner.
11Produce documentation to support the delivery of physical therapy services.
12Demonstrate critical thinking skills to implement and adjust a plan of care under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist.
13Perform technically competent data collection under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist.
14Perform technically competent physical therapy interventions under the direction and supervision of the physical therapist.
15Educate patients, family and other providers.
16Integrate components of administrative, operational and fiscal practices of physical therapy service in a variety of settings.
17Implement a self-directed plan for career development, credentialing, and lifelong learning.