Overview

Course Description

BSc. Prosthetics and Orthotics is a health care profession, which requires clinical and technological skills. The Prosthetic and Orthotic Professionals assess and evaluate patients, prescribe custom design, fabricate, and fit the orthoses and prostheses.  Prosthetic and Orthotic professionals provide service to persons with neuro-musculoskeletal disorders and disabilities. Their work also involves service delivery for the management of work-related disorders, podiatric disorders, fractures, sports injuries, disorders due to aging, tendinitis, musculoskeletal pain, aesthetic restoration, among others. Prosthetics and Orthotics Professionals play an important role in the comprehensive pre and post-surgical management of patients and promote community independence. Over the years their role has been significant in the field of humanitarian crises, competitive sports for persons with disabilities, and technology based rehabilitation.

 

Focus of the Course

The programme involves both didactic lectures and clinical education and training. Course is designed to focus on evaluation of patients; prescription of custom design devices; fabrication, and fitting of orthoses and prostheses. It also trains students for community rehabilitation and improving participation among persons with disabilities among others.

 

Career Prospects

·         Certified Orthotist (CO)

·         Certified Prosthetist (CP),

·         Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO)

·         Licensed Prosthetist/Orthotist (LPO)

·         Orthotic/Prosthetic Practitioner

·         Pedorthist/Prosthetist

·         Health consultant, lecturer, founder/entrepreneur of a fabrication unit or rehabilitation center

Key Dates & Deadlines

30

30

Jun ' 22

Last date to Apply

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Tentative Course Commencement Date

Duration

4 years + 6 months Internship

Facilties

Healthcare
Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Innovative Center
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research

Labs
Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries
Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Next Steps

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