Summer 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)

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PTA 100    Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 100 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the field of physical therapy and the role of the physical therapist assistant within the health care delivery system. Definitions of physical therapy, history and development of the profession, and the diverse types of clinical practice and employment settings are explored. The mission and goals of the professional organization, standards of practice, laws and regulations, and licensure requirements are introduced. Students observe examples of physical therapy practice using on-line media resources and submit a written report.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 29
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Fry                SCC MAIN Online          14162 
Online Class. An optional orientation is on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 9:00am - 11:00am in Mohr Hall, room 27. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, July 29, 2011 at 9:00am or Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 9:00am. For more information, contact Cecelia Fry at

PTA 130    Intermediate Procedures, Physical Therapy Modalities and Procedures    1 Unit

Prerequisite: PTA 120, 121, and 122 with grades of "C" or better
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the theory and application of massage, soft tissue mobilization techniques, biofeedback, and traction utilized by physical therapist assistants. Through laboratory practice and case-based learning activities, students develop skills in utilizing these modalities and procedures in comprehensive implementation of the physical therapy plan of care.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
TTh       06:00PM-06:40PM LEC C.Lewis              SCC MAIN MOH 27          13108 
TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB T.McCoin             SCC MAIN MOH 27            

TTh       07:00PM-09:05PM LAB C.Lewis              SCC MAIN MOH 27            

PTA 295    Independent Studies in Physical Therapist Assistant    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among faculty and students.

Schedule: Six Week - First, Jun 06-Jul 15
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Chape               TBA TBA                 13950 

Summer 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: August 16, 2011