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Francis Tuttle Technology Center - Rockwell
2013
Health Science
Therapeutic Services
Orthotics/Prosthetics Technician
Orthotics/Prosthetics Technician
HL0010018
This career major is the combination of the prosthetic and orthotics technician’s career majors. Students in this major will learn how to use the equipment, tools, and materials used to make and repair prosthetic devices and about the fabrication processes involved in prosthetics. They will learn about the importance of alignment in the prosthetics and how to use reinforcement materials. Students will also complete medical terminology and technical anatomy. In addition, students will fabricate several prostheses including one for a pediatric patient and complete a clinical externship as part of this major.

Students in this major will also learn how to use the equipment, tools and materials used to manufacture orthotic devices including how to use plastics, metal and leather. Students will also learn the procedures used to manufacture foot orthosis, ankle-foot orthosis, knee-ankle-foot orthosis and orthotic shoe modifications along with spine supports and upper limb support systems. Students will also complete medical terminology and technical anatomy along with clinical externship.
No
2640.0
Yes
Courses
  Course Code Course Title Hours Actions
Course in official sequence HL00216 Orthotics & Prosthetics Equipment and Materials 130.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00411 Technical Anatomy 102.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00357 Lower Limb Orthotics 395.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00296 Spinal Orthotics 258.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00217 Upper Limb Orthotics 135.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00218 Clinical Orthotics 300.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00297 Transtibial Prosthetics 335.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00298 Transradial/Transhumeral Prosthetics 180.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00219 Transfemoral Prosthetics 325.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00358 Clinical Prosthetics 300.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog
Course in official sequence HL00299 Advanced Transtibial Prosthetics 180.00 View Course In Official Course Catalog