Summer 2015 Class Schedule (SCC)

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PTA 100    Introduction to Physical Therapist Assistant    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 101 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 08-Jul 31
TBA       TBA             LEC E.Chape              SCC MAIN Online          11221 
Online Class. An optional orientation is on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9:00am - 10:00am in Mohr Hall, room 31. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on either Friday, July 31, 2015 at 9:00am in Mohr Hall, room 31 or Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 9:00am in Mohr Hall, room 31. For more information, contact Scott Thompson 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 08-Jul 17
T         06:00PM-07:20PM LEC C.Lewis              SCC MAIN MOH 27          11028 
T         07:40PM-08:55PM LAB C.Lewis              SCC MAIN MOH 27            
Th        06:00PM-08:50PM LAB R.Asuncion           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 08-Jul 17
TBA       TBA             LEC I.Thompson            TBA TBA                 11184 

Summer 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2015