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Curriculum

Physical Therapist Assistant West Palm Beach Curriculum

The West Palm Beach campus follows a 9-quarter sequence of courses:

COURSE NUMBER

COURSE NAME

CREDIT HOURS

General Education Phase

1st Quarter

AHS1001

Medical Terminology

4

ENG1100

Composition I

4

MAT1001,
MAT1005
or MAT1500

Math Elective

4

2nd Quarter

BIO1011

Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIO1012

Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

2

ENG1200

Composition II

4

PSY1001
or SOC1001

Social Science Elective

4

3rd Quarter

BIO1013

Anatomy & Physiology II

4

BIO1014

Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

2

SPC1026

Public Speaking

4

Technical Phase

4th Quarter

PTA1001

Introduction to Physical Therapist Assisting

4

PTA1003

Pathophysiology

4

PTA1005

Kinesiology

6

5th Quarter

PTA1006

Testing & Measurement for the Physical Therapist Assistant

6

PTA2000

Habilitation/Rehabilitation

6

6th Quarter

PTA1008

Modalities

6

PTA2021

Therapeutic Exercise & Orthopedic Applications

6

7th Quarter

PTA2046

Advanced Habilitation/Rehabilitation

6

PTA2057

Physical Therapy through the Lifespan

2

PTA2050

Professional Seminar

4

8th Quarter

PTA2058

Clinical Externship I

9

PTA2059

Current Rehabilitation Issues

3

9th Quarter

PTA2099

Clinical Externship II

12

Note: Students who do not exempt MAT0099 must complete both MAT0099 and UVC1000 during the General Education phase of the program.

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