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PRTE 1030 - Anatomy of Trans-Tibial Amputations

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2 Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers anatomy of the trans-tibial, partial foot, and Symes amputation levels and prosthetic measurement charts for these amputations. This course will introduce students to lower extremity socket fabrications. Students will make plaster of Paris models and will lay up and laminate sockets for the various levels.
MnTC Goals
None

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

Major Content
  1. Anatomy of a trans-tibial, partial foot, and Symes amputations
    1. basic body system
    2. lower limb landmarks
    3. trans-tibial amputation remaining structures
  2. Fabricate a trans-tibial, partial foot, and Symes sockets
    1. plaster of Paris model
    2. trans-tibial socket lamination
    3. partial foot socket lamination
    4. Symes socket lamination

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

  1. identify the elements of trans-tibial, partial foot, and Symes anatomy.
  2. explain prosthetic measurement forms.
  3. fabricate plaster of Paris models
  4. fabricate trans-tibial, partial foot, and Symes sockets.

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


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