Catalog 2018-2019

OT-772 Splinting, Orthotics, and Prosthetics

Prerequisites: OT-640, OT-650, OT-662, OT-771. Pass/Fail available. Audit available. This course provides a problem solving approach to the selection, design, application and fabrication of splints and orthotic / prosthetic devices. This course focuses primarily on device needs for the upper extremity; however, select lower extremity devices will be introduced. Students will participate in both lecture and laboratory activities to gain knowledge and skills in fabrication and modification of various devices used in clinical practice.