OTC-210 Orthopaedic Equipment

This lecture and lab course provide students the basic principles of orthopedic equipment, including complications and contraindications. Topics include halo for skull fixation, external fixator devices, specialty surgical implants, different types of traction, traction set-up and application, operating room equipment, wound VAC devices, bone stimulators, fluoroscopy machines, and ultrasound imaging. Upon completion, students should be able to recognize and demonstrate basic principles of use for orthopedic equipment.