PTA Program Goals

The Great Falls College PTA Program: Developing Quality Skills with Unwavering Ethics

Student Goals:

1. The student will develop an entry level skill set, who is prepared both didactically and clinically for passing licensure while demonstrating quality provision of services under the direction and supervision of a licensed physical therapist. Developing Quality Skills 

      Student Outcomes:

           A.  85% of students will maintain a 2 year average ultimate pass rate in the NPTE.

           B.  100% of students will utilize peer review research within at least two assignments while in the program.

2.   The student will identify evidence based practice to relate to their clinical decision making. Developing Quality Skills

      Student Outcome:

           A.  100% of students will utilize peer review research within at least two assignments while in the program.

3.   The student will demonstrate commitment to the profession by serving the needs of the community through ethical practice and participation in service related activities.  Unwavering Ethics   

      Student Outcome:

          A.   100% of students will have participated in at least one service related activity within the community prior to graduation.

          B.   100% of students will demonstrate through at least one assignment that addresses appropriate education, communication, and treatment towards various special populations in regards to their cultural, community, or individual need prior to graduation.

          C.   100 % of students will demonstrate through at least one assignment that addresses an area of need within the PTA scope of practice utilizing audio and visual aids to accommodate different learning styles of the patient or community prior to graduation.