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2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Pedorthic Certificate


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Total Credits: 18

Major Number: 5864
CIP Code: 51.2307

Program Description

A pedorthist is a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive pedorthic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
This pedorthic certificate is designed to exceed the requirements established by the National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education (NCOPE) for a therapeutic shoe fitter pre-certification education and pedorthic pre-certification education. After meeting experience and eligibility requirements graduates can seek certification from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics.

Program Prerequisites

Assessment score placement in RDNG 0950  or above, or completion of RDNG 0900  with a grade of C or higher.

Special Instructions

MN Human Services background study with no restrictions will be required.

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 18


Career/Occupational Elective Requirements


None

MnTC/General Education Requirements


None

MnTC Elective Requirements


None

Additional Elective Requirements


None

Additional Requirements


None

Program Information


General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy 3.17.0.1

Program Note

None

Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships

See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.

Program Learning Outcomes

None

Program Contact Information

Chad Smith (Program Director) 651.779.5777 Room 1357 East
Ulrich Schmidt 651.742.2627 Room 1359 East

Sample Plan


Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.

Note


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

Century College is a member of the Minnesota State system. We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator. This document can be available in alternative formats to individuals with disabilities by calling 651.779.3354 or 1.800.228.1978 x 3354.

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