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Health Careers Education
HL00218
Clinical Orthotics
300.00
The student will participate in a clinical externship in an approved facility offering supervised experiences in the application of learned principles to the fabrication and delivery of orthotic or prosthetic services.
Lara Skaggs
Program Manager
405 743 5106
lskag@okcareertech.org
Orthotics & Prosthetics Equipment and Materials; Lower Limb Orthotics; Spinal Orthotics; Upper Limb Orthotics; or Evaluation by Instructor.
Upon completion of this course the student shall have:


-Worked under the supervision of an orthotist or prosthetist selected by the faculty for 300 hours.

-Participated in the fabrication of the widest variety of orthoses or prostheses possible given the clinical situation.

-Participated in the fitting of orthoses or prostheses whenever clinically appropriate.

-Worked under the direction of the technical staff.

-Practiced all safety procedures.

-Presented him/herself in a professional manner.

-Learned variations of the fabrication techniques taught in school.

-Created resume and developed job-finding skills.
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Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Health Science Therapeutic Services Orthotics Technician
Health Science Therapeutic Services Orthotics/Prosthetics Technician