OTC-110 Introduction to Orthopaedic Technology

This course will introduce the different roles in the Orthopaedic Care Team, specifically the scope of practice and specific duties of the Orthopaedic Technologist. This includes the basic and advanced principles for the Orthopaedic Technologist. Topics include role of the Orthopaedic Technologist, scope of practice, standards of patient care, introduction to basic equipment and monitors, and types of splinting and casting. Upon completion, the student should be able to describe the roles and functions of the members of the orthopaedic care team, and have a basic knowledge of orthopaedics and its associated equipment.