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Learn From the Best: Aside from our institutional accreditation the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Western Tech is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) of the American Physical Therapy Association, 3030 Potomac Ave. Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22305-3085; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: email@example.com; website: www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the institution/ program directly, please call Suzanne Nolan at 915- 231-4935 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Physical Therapist Assistant Program at Western Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). CAPTE accreditation of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program satisfies state educational requirements in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S Virgin Islands. For more information regarding state qualifications and licensure requirements, refer to the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website at www.fsbpt.org.
Consistent Schedule: At Western Tech’s Physical Therapist Assistant School, we know how important having a consistent schedule is for your success. Our regular schedule will help you complete the Physical Therapist Assistant program in just 19 months. You’ll learn all the necessary skills, ethics, body science, and fundamentals you will need to work in this selfless field and become a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant.
Clinicals: Throughout the Physical Therapist Assistant Program, you will be exposed to a Real World setting and receive hands-on training at an approved clinical site. Your licensed clinical instructor (a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapist Assistant) will supervise you and provide you feedback while you demonstrate your ability to problem solve and critically think while practicing patient care.
Licensure Examination: Once you graduate from Western Tech’s Physical Therapist Assistant School, you may be eligible to take the PTA National Physical Therapy Exam (NPTE) and apply for state licensure.
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*Physical Therapist Assistant School Applicants must first meet with Admissions Representative before they get started with application process.