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Program Information Sheet

Institution
Administration/Academic Affairs
Community College of Rhode Island
400 East Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886
(401) 825-2188
Accrediting Agency of College:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Accredited September 18, 2014

Administrative Hierarchy
  • President: Meghan Hughes, PhD
  • Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs: Rosemary A. Costigan, PhD, RN
  • Dean of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences:
  • Rehabilitative Health Department Chairperson: Kimberly Crealey Rouillier, DPT, MS
Program Mailing Address
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Community College of Rhode Island
Newport County Campus
1 John H. Chafee Boulevard
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 851-1672
The PTA Program at the Community College of RI is accredited by

Capte Logo

Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 706-3245
Website: http://www.capteonline.org
Email: accreditation@apta.org

Initial Accreditation: May 12, 1993
Last Accreditation: October 24, 2007

Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science
Program Director: Kimberly Crealey Rouillier, DPT, MS

Curriculum Design Characteristics
  • Integrated Two-Year
  • Length of Program : 5 semesters
  • Total Number of Credit Hours in General Education Courses: 23
  • Total Number of Credit Hours in Technical Education Courses including Clinical Education: 46
  • Total Number of Contact Hours of Clinical Education: 720
  • Current enrollment in each class of the program (Fall 2015)
    • Freshmen: 24
    • Sophomores: 21
Faculty and Staff
Core faculty members who currently hold academic appointments
  • Kimberly Crealey Rouillier, Program Director
  • Martha Vigneault, Program Faculty
  • Jennifer Hurrell, Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education
Part-time Faculty (Adjunct)
  • Jessica Garvey
  • Angela Webb
  • Ann Marie Dupre
  • Joshua James
  • Colleen McGloin
  • Sarah Skeels
  • Don Levine
  • Melissa Saccoccio
  • Sarah Browne
  • Cindy Donahue
  • Mark Rotella
  • Lisa Walkin
  • Toni Cimini
Laboratory Manager
  • Toni Cimini

Department Secretary

  • Catherine Medeiros
  • Joan Walker

Exercise Room Staff

  • Linda Nalle

Graduate Performance Data
1st Year Retention Rates, Graduation Rates, and 1st Attempt NPTE Pass Rates by Graduation Class
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1st Year Retention Rate

75%

(18/24)

90%

(19/21)

92%

(22/24)

96%

(22/23)

84%

(16/19)

92%

(22/24)

 
Graduation Rate

75%

(18/24)

90%

(19/21)

87.5%

(21/24)

87%

(20/23)

84%

(16/19)

86%

(19/22)

 
1st Attempt NPTE Pass Rate 94%
(17/18)

100%

(19/19)

100%

(21/21)

100%

(20/20)

84%

(16/19)

 

NA

 
Employment Rate 100%

93%

100%

94%

100% NA  

Employment rate is calculated from Graduate Survey Data, Institutional Research Data, and social media discussion.  It is based on the number of graduates who passed the NPTE and were actively seeking employment as PTAs.

Contact Information

Kimberly Crealey Rouillier
Department Chair,
Rehabilitative Health Department
Program Director,
Physical Therapist Assistant Program
krouillier@ccri.edu 
Tel: 401-851-1672

Deborah Watson
Enrollment Services
dwatson@ccri.edu 
Tel: 401-851-1637

This page developed and maintained by Rehabilitative Health Programs. Send comments and suggestions to krouillier@ccri.edu.

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Last Updated: 8/15/16