Polk State Physical Therapist Assistant Program hosting info session, accepting applications

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Polk State College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Program is accepting applications now through February 16 for the next class starting in the Summer 2024 Semester. The program is also holding an informational session on February 12 at 11 a.m. via Zoom.

Attending an informational session is required to apply to the program. Monday’s session can be accessed here: https://polk.zoom.us/j/5906255588.

Polk State PTA is a two-year program that leads to an Associate in Science degree and rewarding employment in the field upon successful completion of the licensure exam. Polk State PTA’s 2022 and 2023 graduates achieved a 100% overall pass rate on the licensure exam, illustrating the program’s success in preparing students to become highly skilled healthcare professionals.

A PTA provides patients treatment for various diagnoses across the lifespan to improve their ability to move, reduce or manage pain, restore function, and prevent disability. PTAs help patients regain or maintain their independence and achieve functional goals and mobility.

More information is available online at polk.edu/pta or by emailing Program Director Mary Krell at mkrell@polk.edu.