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PRTE 2010 - Thermoplastic Check Socket Fabrication

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 1Lab 4
Course Description: This course concentrates on vacuum forming plastic trans-tibial, trans-femoral, long trans-radial, short trans-radial and trans-humeral check sockets. This course also introduces basic CAD/CAM concepts for prosthetic applications.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): PRTE 2000  or concurrently enrolled.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. A. Check sockets
    1. physical properties of a check socket
    2. thermal properties of a check socket
    3. equipment used to heat and form check socket
    4. check socket vacuum forming e. check socket finishing procedures
  2. B. CAD/CAM concepts
    1. Identify set up procedures for carver

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

  1. A. vacuum form trans-tibial, trans-femoral, long trans-radial, short trans-radial, and trans-humeral check sockets.
  2. B. explain various concepts of CAD/CAM knowledge for prosthetic applications.


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