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PROGRAM OUTCOMES
 

Year of
Graduation

      # of
Graduates

Licensure Exam
Passing  Rate

 % of Graduates Employed
Within 6 Months

2008

 16

          94%

94%

2009

 15

          100%

93%

2010

No graduates due to curriculum revision

2011

19

100%

100%

2012

14

         100%                   100%       
     2013        20            95%                    95%
     2014             17          100%                   100%


Upon completion of the Olympic College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, students will be able to:



1. Demonstrate occupational skills necessary to obtain employment as a physical therapist assistant. 

2. Function under the supervision of the physical therapist in a safe, legal, ethical and effective manner. 

3. Demonstrate professional behavior and communication skills necessary to effectively interact with clients and family members, members of the health care team, and other professional colleagues.

4. Demonstrate critical problem solving to assist the supervising physical therapist in monitoring and modifying plan of care within the knowledge and limits of practice. 

5. Perform and document physical therapy data collection and interventions safely and efficiently under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist.

6. Demonstrate competence in implementing selected components of interventions identified in the plan of care established by the physical therapist.

7. Identify career development and lifelong learning opportunities.