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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physical Therapy Assisting, A.A.S.

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The Physical Therapist Assisting (PTA) program is a 1 + 1 program. One year of prerequisites must be completed prior to applying for this competitive entry program. Once in the technical phase of this PTA program, it can be completed in one year plus one 5 week summer session.

This program will prepare students to sit for the national PTA licensure examination, which is required to practice in most states. In addition, this program prepares students to work in a variety of physical therapy settings including but not limited to: acute care, outpatient orthopedics, skilled nursing, rehabilitation center, and nursing home.

Currently the PTA program is operated in conjunction with Pierpont CTC and is transitioning to Blue Ridge CTC effective the Fall 2012 term.

Fall 2011/Spring 2012 students will enroll in the PTA courses at Pierpont CTC.

Fall 2012/Spring 2013 students will enroll as Blue Ridge CTC students.

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