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OPCA 1030 - Metal Orthoses Fabrication

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on the theories and skills required for the fabrication of the basic metal ankle-foot orthoses, knee-ankle-foot orthoses, and wrist-hand orthoses. Students interpret various orthotic prescriptions to create one-of-a-kind orthotic devices in the laboratory setting.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Ankle-foot orthosis
    1. components
    2. tracings
    3. preparing metal components
    4. assemble components
  2. Knee-ankle-foot orthosis
    1. components
    2. tracings
    3. preparing metal components
    4. assemble components
  3. Wrist-hand orthoses
    1. components
    2. tracings
    3. preparing metal components
    4. assemble components

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

  1. fabricate a knee-ankle-foot orthosis to a specific prescription.
  2. fabricate a metal ankle-foot orthosis to a specific prescription.
  3. fabricate a metal wrist-hand orthoses.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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