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PTA Program Mission, Goals, and Outcomes

 

Mission:

To provide high quality education to students seeking the opportunity to practice as a physical therapist assistant under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist.

Goals and Outcomes:

  1. Student/Graduate Goal: Students/Graduates will demonstrate professionalism.
    1. Outcome: Students will participate in a minimum of four interprofessional education experiences across the curriculum.
    2. Outcome: Students/Graduates will demonstrate Professional Behaviors and Values-Based Behaviors for the Physical Therapist Assistant.
  2. Student/Graduate Goal: Students/Graduates will engage in effective communication.
    1. Outcome: Students/Graduates will demonstrate effective written, oral, and nonverbal communication and interpersonal interactions.
  3. Student/Graduate Goal: Students/Graduates will provide high quality patient care under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist.
    1. Outcome: Students/Graduates will demonstrate quality, safe patient care.
    2. Outcome: Students/Graduates will demonstrate sound critical thinking and problem solving.
    3. Outcome: Students/Graduates will demonstrate evidence-based decision-making.
  4. Program Goal: The program will engage in assessment for the purpose of continuous improvement.
    1. Outcome: Full-time faculty will engage in a minimum of three appropriate professional development activities annually to enhance teaching/learning and program improvement.
    2. Outcome: Adjunct faculty will engage in a minimum of one appropriate professional development activity annually to enhance teaching/learning and program improvement.
    3. Outcome: The program will utilize evidence during assessment processes to anticipate and respond to the evolving nature of education, research, and practice.

Outcomes:

Dayton Campus

Graduation Year 2016 2017 2018 2019
(A) Number of students matriculated in the first technical (PTA) course in the program after the add/drop OR were added from a prior cohort 28 28 28 25
(B) Number of students who graduated at the normally expected time (“on time”) 22 19 22 15
(C) Number of students who required 101-150% of the normal expected time to complete the program AND were not added to another cohort to complete the program 0 0 1 0
(D) Number of students who required more than 150% of the normally expected time to complete the program AND were not added to another cohort to complete the program 0 0 0 0
(E) Number of students who are still matriculated after 150% of the normally expected time 0 0 0 0
(F) Number of students who did not complete the program because:
a. They did not meet academic standards
b. They did not meet clinical standards
3 5 3 7
(G) Number of students who did not complete the program because:
a. They became significantly disabled or died or were on active military duty
b. They had health or family issues
c. Of other reasons (changed mind, transfer to other program, etc.)
3 4 2 3
Grad Rate: (B+C)/(A-G)* 88% 79% 88% 68%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (Ultimate)** 100% 100% 100% Pending
Employment Rate (Percentage of graduate respondents who sought employment that were employed as a PTA within 1 year following graduation)*** 100% of licensed 100% of licensed 100% of licensed Pending

*Two-year Graduation Rate: 2018 and 2019 = 78%
**Two-year Ultimate Licensure Pass Rate: 2017 and 2018 = 100%
***Two-year Employment Rate: 2017 and 2018 = 100%

 

Mason Campus

Graduation Year 2016 2017 2018 2019
(A) Number of students matriculated in the first technical (PTA) course in the program after the add/drop OR were added from a prior cohort 22 22 22 22
(B) Number of students who graduated at the normally expected time (“on time”) 18 13 16 11
(C) Number of students who required 101-150% of the normal expected time to complete the program AND were not added to another cohort to complete the program 1 0 1 2
(D) Number of students who required more than 150% of the normally expected time to complete the program AND were not added to another cohort to complete the program 0 0 0 0
(E) Number of students who are still matriculated after 150% of the normally expected time 0 0 0 0
(F) Number of students who did not complete the program because:
a. They did not meet academic standards
b. They did not meet clinical standards
3 8 3 6
(G) Number of students who did not complete the program because:
a. They became significantly disabled or died or were on active military duty
b. They had health or family issues
c. Of other reasons (changed mind, transfer to other program, etc.)
0 1 2 3
Grad Rate: (B+C)/(A-G)* 86% 61% 85% 68%
Licensure Examination Pass Rate (Ultimate)** 100% 100% 100% Pending
Employment Rate (Percentage of graduate respondents who sought employment that were employed as a PTA within 1 year following graduation)*** 100% of licensed 100% of licensed 100% of licensed Pending

*Two-year Graduation Rate: 2018 and 2019 = 76%
**Two-year Ultimate Licensure Pass Rate: 2017 and 2018 = 100%
***Two-year Employment Rate: 2017 and 2018 = 100%


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