Academic Programs

Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)

Associate of Applied Science Degree
Sioux City Campus

Program Description

Accredited by the Commission in Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) 

Physical therapist assistants work under the supervision of a physical therapist. Duties include assisting the physical therapist in implementing treatment programs according to the plan of care as developed by the physical therapist. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: There is limited enrollment in this program. To inquire about availability, please contact Fran DeJong at fran.dejong@witcc.edu.

Contacts

Barbara-Anne Huculak, EdD, PT Ext. 1321 Room L307 barbara-anne.huculak@witcc.edu
Linda Mercer, MPT Ext. 1451 Room L307 linda.mercer@witcc.edu
Teri Peterson MSN, RN Division Chair of Allied Health, Ext 1421 Room L309 teri.peterson@witcc.edu

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
BIO 169 Human Anatomy and Physiology IA w/lab 4
PTA 104 Introduction to Physical Therapy 1
PTA 130 Activities of Daily Living 4
HSC 114 Medical Terminology 3
HSC 170 Health Care Interaction 2
ENG 105 Composition I 3
     
BIO 174 Human Anatomy and Physiology IIA w/lab 4
HSC 127 Kinesiology 4
PTA 170 Physical Therapy Science I 5
HSC 218 Clinical Pathology for Allied Health 3
     
MAT 121 College Algebra 4
SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3
CSC 110 Introduction to Computers OR 3
BCA 206 Applied Computer Concepts 3
PSY 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
     
PTA 270 Physical Therapy Science II 5
HSC 265 Clinical Neurology 2
PTA 189 Physical Agents 3
PTA 260 Management of Clinical Services 3
PSY 121 Developmental Psychology 3
PEC 115 Athletic Development and Human Growth 1
     
PTA 441 PTA Clinical Affiliation I and Seminar 3
PTA 442 PTA Clinical Affiliation II and Seminar 4
PTA 443 PTA Clinical Affiliation III and Seminar 5

TOTAL CREDITS: 76.00

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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
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