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ORTE 2780 - Orthotic Technician Clinical

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: During this 120-hour orthotic clinical, students are placed in an orthotic facility or department. This clinical experience provides opportunities to apply theory and skills learned in the program. All student work is performed under the direct supervision of a certified orthotist or clinical supervisor in each clinical facility.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all ORTE program curriculum and consent of instructor.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. A. Facility checklist
    1. orientation
    2. safety procedures
    3. facility policies on duty day
  2. B. Professional skills evaluation
    1. responsibilities
    2. resourcefulness
    3. initiative
    4. neatness

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. A. apply the theory and skills learned in the program to actual fabrication tasks under the direction of a certified orthotist or clinical supervisor in each facility.


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