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This document, which is intended for use by community and junior colleges throughout Mississippi, contains curriculum frameworks for the course sequences in the physical therapy assistant program. Presented in the introductory section are a description of the program and suggested course sequence. Section I lists baseline competencies, and section II consists of outlines for each of the following courses in the sequence: survey of physical therapy; physical therapy assistant practica I-IV; fundamental concepts of physical therapy; fundamental skills for physical therapist assistants; therapeutic modalities I; kinesiology; therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation (TER) I; therapeutic modalities II; TER II; clinical education I-IV, medical conditions and related pathology; physical therapy seminar; and related academic courses in college algebra, English composition I, anatomy and physiology I, general psychology I, survey of physics I, oral communication, anatomy and physiology II, English composition II, trigonometry, and introduction to computer concepts. Each course outline contains some/all of the following: course name and abbreviation; course classification; course description; prerequisites; and competencies and suggested objectives. Recommended tools and equipment are listed in section III. Appended are lists of related academic topics and workplace skills for the 21st century and student competency profiles for both courses. (MN)

Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Community Colleges, Competence, Competency Based Education, Core Curriculum, Educational Equipment, Leadership, Physical Therapy, Physical Therapy Aides, State Curriculum Guides, Statewide Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges











Author: Mississippi Research and Curriculum Unit for Vocational and Technical Education, State College.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12492&id=ED397296







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