Clinical Competency Review provides an opportunity for PTA students to advance and review key clinical skills essential for successful physical therapy performance at the clinical site. The primary focus will be to review and demonstrate competent performance in all essential clinical skills for safe practice as a PTA student under the supervision of a licensed PT with guidelines for progression toward entry level PTA performance. Students will develop a comfort level for knowledgeable and legal clinical practice through clinically relevant practical experience with simulated case scenarios. The students must achieve proficiency in all competencies prior to commencing clinical affiliation. This blended course reviews the clinical and safety rationale for progressing critical clinical thinking skills while providing skill training with simulated patient scenarios. Live participants will be utilized to simulate a clinical environment as well as role playing with peers. The students will be taken through the admission process to discharge in case scenarios. Students will design daily treatment plans including weekly progression based on the Physical Therapist’s plan of care using simulated case study scenarios and live patient care.
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