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2022-2023 Course Catalog 
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PRTE 1060 - Fabrication of Patellar Tendon-Bearing (PTB) Joint and Lacer

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers laminating a patellar tendon-bearing (PTB) socket utilizing vacuum techniques, statically aligning PTB prostheses and mounting joints. Students will also fabricate fork straps and joint covers.
MnTC Goals

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

Major Content
  1. Mount joints to PTB s pocket
    1. Static alignment
    2. Vertical jig procedures
    3. Trans-tibial joint placement
  2. PTB socket using vacuum
    1. Fabricate PTB model
    2. Lay-up PTB model
    3. Laminate PTB socket with vacuum laminating tools
  3. Suspension components for PTB prosthesis
    1. Thigh corset
    2. Trans-tibial fork strap
    3. Trans-tibial joint covers

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

  1. laminate a PTB socket using vacuum techniques.
  2. statically align and mount joints to a PTB socket.
  3. fabricate leather suspension components for PTB prostheses.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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