HLT102 Introduction to Prosthetic and Orthotic Practice

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HLT102 Introduction to Prosthetic and Orthotic Practice


This introductory course will build your awareness prosthetic and orthotic practice through topics ranging from terminology, scope of practice, and material science concepts related to prosthetic and orthotic design. Practical exposure to the technical skills is done through a series of projects that will familiarise you to the tools and methods used in practice that will be used in future coursework. This course will start to develop your sense of professionalism and understanding of the scope of practice of a prosthetist/orthotist.

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Enrolled in Program SC367 with a Prosthetics & Orthotics Extended Major.
Semester of offer: *
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 2
Tuition fee:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

HLT102 Course Outline Semester 2, 2018 (PDF 306KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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