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Course Information
Health Careers Education
HL00358
Clinical Prosthetics
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.
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Orthotics and Prosthetics Equipment and Materials; Transtibial Prosthetics; Transradial/Transhumeral Prosthetics; Transfemoral Prosthetics; Advanced Transtibial Prosthetics or Evaluation of 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/Prosthetics Technician
Health Science Therapeutic Services Prosthetic Technician