Summer 2018 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 11-Aug 03

TBATBALECE.ChapeSCC MAIN Online 11936Textbook
Online Class. An optional orientation is on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9:00am - 10:00am in Temp 4. Students are required to take the final exam on campus on Friday, August 3 at 9:00am, or Friday, August 3 at 6:00pm in Temp 4. 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 11-Jul 20

T06:00PM-07:15PMLECR.AsuncionSCC MAIN T04 111778Textbook
T07:25PM-08:40PMLABR.AsuncionSCC MAIN T04 1
Th06:00PM-08:50PMLABD.DoronSCC MAIN T04 1

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

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 162 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 11-Jul 20

TBATBALABI.Thompson TBA TBA11906Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units

Summer 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: July 31, 2018