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Traction

Students will learn the basic terminology and basic bio-mechanical principles of orthopaedic traction, different types of traction, traction set-up and application, necessary equipment needed for orthopaedic traction, complications and contraindications. Students […]

Introduction to Orthopaedics

In this class students will be introduced to the world of Orthopaedics. Students will get an in depth look into diverse Orthopaedic settings, learn appropriate social skills and how to […]

Senior Externship and Capstone Experience

This capstone experience provides students with an opportunity for concentrated clinical experience in an orthopaedic office or hospital setting, in which students will practice the skills they have learned in […]

Casting and Splinting II

This Course is a continuation of Casting & Splinting I.  Students will learn advanced casting techniques along with windowing of a cast, uni/bivalving techniques, wedging of cast, protection of pins […]

Spring Externship

This externship provides students with an opportunity for initial concentrated clinical experience in an orthopaedic office or hospital setting.  Students will practice the skills they have learned in the classroom […]

Orthopaedic Patient Care

This course is an introduction to patient care in an orthopaedic environment. Topics will include communication skills, practical skills associated with assisting the orthopaedic surgeon, an understanding of surgical procedures, […]

Traction

This lecture and lab course will teach students the basic principles of traction, different types of traction, traction set-up and application, and complications and contraindications.

Casting and Splinting I

This area is an integral part of the practice of an orthopaedic technologist. Topics to be covered will include the types, application, functions, and materials of the various casts and […]

Physical Assessment of the Orthopaedic Patient

A comprehensive course that provides integration of knowledge and terminology utilized for orthopaedic patient physical assessment. Included are life span differences and assessment of acute and chronic patient orthopaedic problems. […]

Basic Radiology Interpretation

This course will cover the history of radiology, and gives the student the basics of radiographic image production. Students will be introduced to the viewing and interpretation of plain orthopaedic […]

Orthopaedic Anatomy and Physiology II

This course is a continuation of Orthopaedic Anatomy & Physiology I with a focus on common orthopaedic injuries and conditions of muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves, and their treatments. Also […]

Orthopaedic Anatomy & Physiology I

This course is an introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system and related structures. Attention will be directed toward structural make-up, group composition, relationships, and location of […]