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PTA 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 Physical Therapist Assistant Program at the Community College of Rhode Island is accredited by

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Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, Virginia 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 
  • Kimberly Crealey Rouillier, Program Director
  • Jennifer Hurrell, Clinical Education Coordinator
  • Martha Vigneault
Adjunct Faculty
  • Melissa Saccoccio
  • Barbara Celico
  • Toni Cimini
Supplemental Instructors
  • Melissa Saccoccio
  • Angie Webb
  • Cindy Donahue
  • Mark Rotella
  • Sarah Browne
  • Lisa Walkin
  • Toni Cimini
  • Susan Murphy
Guest Lecturers
  • Joshua James
  • Colleen McGloin
  • Don LeVine
  • Sara Everhart Skeels
  • Kristin Brown
  • Ann Marie Dupre
Lab Assistant
  • Toni Cimini
Lab Manager
  • Toni Cimini
Administrative and Clerical Staff
  • Catherine Medeiros
  • Joan Walker
  • Kristie Gardiner

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

82%

(18/22)

90%

(19/21)

92%

(22/24)

87%

(20/23)

79%

(15/19)

86%

(19/22)

 
1st Attempt NPTE Pass Rate 95%
(17/18)

100%

(19/19)

100%

(21/21)

100%

(20/20)

100%

(19/19)

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: 11/17/16