ERIC Number: ED330904
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Physical Therapist Assistant Curriculum Development. Curriculum Materials.
Blackhawk Technical Inst., Janesville, WI.
This publication contains a number of materials related to the Blackhawk Technical College (Wisconsin) Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. Contents include a schedule and curriculum outline for the PTA I course; a brochure on the associate degree program; curriculum outline for the associate degree program; and admission procedures and standards. The physical therapist assistant supervision information packet consists of introductory comments on issues of supervision, legal practice, and reimbursement; a reprint of the article, "The PTA Role and Functions"; references on the role of the PTA; American Physical Therapy Association policy statements related to PTAs; and standards of ethical conduct for the PTA and guide for conduct of the affiliate member. The Wisconsin and Illinois Medical Practice Acts and Wisconsin Medical Assistance Administrative Code follow. The student uniform policy and criteria for clinical facilities are also provided. Course materials are provided for introduction to PTA, PTA I, PTA II, and clinical PTA I. Components of these materials include prerequisites; course description; time requirements; and a chart relating competency statements with corresponding content outline and learning activities. Clinical evaluation forms for clinical physical therapist assistant II and III are included. These forms provide for the rating of key indicators of each designated skill. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Associate Degrees, Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Experience, Codes of Ethics, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Instructional Materials, Job Skills, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Aides, Professional Associations, State Legislation, Student Evaluation, Student Experience, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Blackhawk Technical Inst., Janesville, WI.