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* 1. The PTA Program at Mountwest is requesting your assistance in its attempt to assess the quality of the program. This information will be utilized for improvement of the program to fulfill its obligation to the students, employers and patient population it serves. All data will be kept strictly confidential and is reported as group data only. The following survey should take about 10 minutes to complete.

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* 2. What is your present employment status?

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* 3. If employed, where?

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* 4. How would you describe your job in terms of your field of study? Is your job:

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* 5. If you answered (3) above, which of the following reasons best describe why your present job is NOT related to your college program?

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* 6. Approximately how long after graduation do you expect to be employed in your career field?

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* 7. Is your primary place of employment inside or outside of West Virginia

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* 8. Which of the following areas are you seeking employment? (Check all that apply)

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* 9. What is your expected salary?

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* 10. Do you plan to complete any continuing education within the next year?

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* 11. If the program were to offer any continuing education courses, what would you have interest in?

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* 12. We are interested in finding out your perceptions of the Community and Technical College. On a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being the highest or best rating, how would you rate each of the following items

  0 (N/A) 1 (Poor) 2 (Fair) 3 (Average) 4 (Good) 5 (Excellent)
Academic advisement/counseling
Scholarships/financial aid
Registration process
Facilities and equipment
Content of courses
Quality of instruction
Preparation for further education
Usefulness/relevance of training to current job
Overall job or career preparation
Information on current employment opportunities/trends

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* 13. What is your age?

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* 14. Gender

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* 15. Have the basic competencies required in your occupational area changed significantly since you were in school?

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* 16. Did this program prepare you for your occupational area?

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* 17. On a scale of 1 to 5, 5 being the highest or best rating, how would you rate your experience in the PTA Program as noted on the items below?

  1 (Poor) 2 (Fair) 3 (Average) 4 (Good) 5 (Excellent)
The program prepared me to practice under the supervision of a physical therapist in an ethical, legal, safe and effective manner
The program prepared me to implement comprehensive treatment plan as developed by a physical therapist
I learned to effectively communicate with the supervising physical therapist about patient treatment
I learned to perform appropriate measurement techniques within the limits of practice to assist the supervising physical therapist
I learned to interact with patient families in an effective manner
The program prepared me for appropriate documentation
I learned the importance of a commitment to continuing personal and professional growth as a life long learner
The program prepared me with a sound understanding of appropriate discharge criteria and procedures for follow up care

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* 18. Use the following scale to rate the following prerequisite courses in preparing you for the PTA program:

  Poor Average Good Excellent
Communications
Math
Anatomy
Physiology of Exercise
Kinesiology
Medical Terminology
Psychology/Sociology
Physics

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* 19. Use the following scale to rate the following technical courses in preparing you for PTA practice:

  Poor Average Good Excellent
PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy
PTA 110 Physical Therapy Modalities
PTA 110L Physical Therapy Modalities Lab
PTA 120 Therapeutic Procedures I
PTA 120L Therapeutic Procedures I Lab
PTA 130 Functional Anatomy and Procedures
PTA 130L Functional Anatomy and Procedures Lab
PTA 140 Clinical Practice I
PTA 150 Clinical Practice II
PTA 160 Neuroanatomy
PTA 200 Pathological conditions
PTA 220 Therapeutic Procedures II
PTA 220L Therapeutic Procedures II Lab
PTA 230 Adult Rehabilitation
PTA 230L Adult Rehabilitation Lab
PTA 240 Clinical Practice III
PTA 250 Pediatrics and Spinal Cord Injury
PTA 250L Pediatrics and Spinal Cord Injury Lab
PTA 260 Clinical Practice IV
PTA 270 PTA Seminar

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* 20. In which areas do you feel the program has best prepared you for the licensing examination?

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* 21. Are you planning to take the national licensing exam?

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