candidate for a physical therapist assistant associate in applied science
degree must have the abilities and skills necessary to complete the educational
requirements as defined by the American Physical Therapy Association and the
state regulatory agencies. The following
is a representative list of the essential skills, with or without appropriate
accommodation, expected of students enrolled in the PTA program.
1. Communication Skills
2. Conceptual and Analytical Reasoning
3. Social Skills, Responsibility & Behavior
4. Physical Strength
5. Bilateral Dexterity
6. Unilateral Dexterity
8. Observational and Sensory Skills
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