Presents topics to assist the student in the transition to physical therapist assistant including trends specialized practice, patient services, and the employment process. Utilizes case studies to assist students to integrate theory and practice. Prerequisite: [Option 1: Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program and completion of PTA 200 and PTA 220 with a grade of C or better. Completion of PTA 240 with a grade of P.] OR [Option 2: PTA 222, PTA 223, PTA 232, PTA 233, PTA 202, and PTA 203 with a C or better. Completion of PTA 240 with a grade of P. Corequisite: [Option 2: PTA 254, PTA 255, and PTA 280. Students cannot progress to PTA 280 without a grade of C or better in all co-requisite courses.] Pre-requisite Or Co-requisite: [Option 1: PTA 250 and PTA 280 (If taken as a pre-requisite, a grade of C or greater is required.). Lecture: 2 credits (30 contact hours).