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Physicial Therapy Assistant

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Associate's degree

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours, Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant. 510806

Description

Physical Therapist Assistants are licensed healthcare workers who provide physical therapy services under the supervision and direction of the physical therapist. They assist with data collection, implement delegated patient interventions, modify interventions within the established plan of care, participate in discharge planning and follow-up care, document the care provided, and educate and interact with healthcare team members including families, caregivers, students, and patients. Students study both on campus and at varied clinical sites. Graduates of the program may be employed by hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private practice clinics, home health agencies, and other healthcare settings. The Physical Therapist Assistant programs at the Wilmington Campus and the Owens Campus are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 3030 Potomac Ave., Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22305-3085, (703) 706-3245, email: accreditation@apta.org; website: www.capteonline.org. Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of the Allied Health competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.

Details

Hours

1920

Entrance Requirements

None

School

Delaware Technical Community College-Wilmington-Credit Programs

WIOA Approved Program

Yes

Training Location(s)

300 North Orange Street, Wilmington, DE

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant Technology

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

WIA, PELL

Refund Policy

To receive a tuition/fee adjustment for a course drop, the student must first officially drop the course (see Course Drop/Add/Withdrawal Procedure). To access the full refund policy, click here.

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - CAPTE

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?

No

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?

No

Cost Items

Books (Estimated)

$3,243.00 Total books for 6 semesters.

In-State/District Tuition

$11,590.00

Other Fees

$864.00 Lab Fees, $12 per lab hour for 72 lab hours total.

Registration Fee

$970.00 $15 per semester for registration/$20 per semester for student services fee/$10 per credit for technology fee/ Program has 6 semesters and 76 credits.

Total In-State Program Cost

$16,667.00

Demand Occupation(s)

31-2021.00Physical Therapist Assistants
$0.00 per hour

Provider Status

Approved

Address

300 N. Orange Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801

Phone Number

(302) 571-5347

Fax Number

(302) 657-5156

Web Address

http://www.dtcc.edu

Last Updated

Sep 08, 2021

Created

Jun 02, 2017