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PRTE 1080 - Trans-Femoral Socket Fabrication

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course concentrates on creating plaster of Paris models of trans-femoral residual limbs, as well as the lay-up and lamination of trans-femoral prosthetic sockets. Activities include placement of a trans-femoral socket in an extension block, static alignment of a trans-femoral socket on an adjustable leg, duplicate alignment of a trans-femoral prosthesis, and attachment of trans-femoral flexible leather belts and hip joint components.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): PRTE 1070  or concurrent enrollment.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Duplicate alignment oftrans-femoral prosthesis and attach hip Joint Trans-femoral alignment duplication Trans-femoral flexible leather pelvic belt Hip joint location and application
  2. Socket for a trans-femoral prosthesis Plaster of Paris model Trans-femoral socket lay-up Trans-femoral socket lamination
  3. Static alignment trans-femoral socket on adjustable leg Trans-femoral socket into extension block Trans-femoral prosthesis static alignment

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

  1. prepare and laminate sockets for a trans-femoral prostheses.
  2. statically align trans-femoral sockets on the adjustable leg.
  3. duplicate alignment of trans-femoral prostheses.
  4. attach the hip joint components.

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