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Take an introductory look at orthotic systems. Apply this material in PEDS 6103, where there are invaluable opportunities for more involved hands-on, technical training in orthosis fabrication. For best results, participants should be actively involved in PEDS 6103 or have access to a fabrication facility. If this is not available, contact your instructor to assist you in making such arrangements.

Topics

  • Indications, properties and uses of over the counter and/or custom made orthoses
  • Health and safety issues regarding orthoses
  • Orthotic raw material and orthoses design
  • Custom foot orthoses design and fabrication

Prerequisites

Non-diploma students must meet the following criteria to register:

  1. Completed a minimum of 1500 hours under the supervision of a C. Ped (C)
  2. Member of the Pedorthic Association of Canada (PAC) - membership number required
  3. Provide the lab name and contact information for fabrication components 
  4. Complete the assumption of risk

*Note* September 2020 will be the final offering of this course for students not registered in the Diploma Program 

 

 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage online with your class and instructor through our online learning management system. Plan to log into your course regularly throughout the week.

You can expect approximately six hours of work per week for discussions, readings, assignments, exams/quizzes and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

This is a graded course. Evaluation will be based on any combination of participation, exams/quizzes and assignments.

Textbooks

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