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PRTE 2030 - Fabrication of Short Trans-Radial and Trans-Humeral Prosthesis

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course introduces materials and techniques used to fabricate short trans-radial and trans-humeral prosthetic devices. Students will fabricate short trans-radial and trans-humeral prosthetic devices in a lab setting.
MnTC Goals
None

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

Major Content
  1. Short trans-radial prosthesis with a rigid hinge system as prescribed by the prosthetic prescription
    1. Short trans-radial plaster model
    2. Short trans-radial socket lamination with rigid hinges
    3. Short trans-radial shaping and finish lamination
    4. Short trans-radial final assembly 
    5. Suspension system and control cable
  2. Trans-humeral prosthesis with positive locking elbow as prescribed by the prosthetic prescription
    1. Trans-humeral plaster model
    2. Trans-humeral socket lamination
    3. Trans-humeral socket turntable location and attachment
    4. Trans-humeral prosthesis shaping and lamination
    5. Positive locking elbow and forearm attachment
    6. Suspension system and control cable

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

  1. fabricate a short trans-radial prosthesis with a rigid hinge system as indicated by the prosthetic prescription.
  2. fabricate a trans-humeral prosthesis with a positive locking elbow as indicated by the prosthetic prescription.

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


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