Orthopedic Appliance Technologist Alternative titles: Prosthetist-Orthotist, Orthotics Technician, Prosthetics Technician

$17.50/h Median Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Interpret doctor prescriptions.
  • Analyze body movements with regard to rehabilitation.
  • Take anthropometric measurements and take impressions.
  • Make different orthoses and prostheses (such as artificial limbs, orthopedic girdles, supports).
  • Adjust prostheses for patient comfort.
  • Establish helping relations with patients and aid with their rehabilitation.

Is it right for you?

  • You are good with your hands and interested in the biomechanics of the human body.
  • You are empathetic, responsible and a good listener.
  • You have good communication skills.
  • You have an aesthetic eye.

Program

Techniques d'orthèses et de prothèses orthopédiques Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Capitale-Nationale and Laval
Job Placement Rate
85% Job Placement Rate
15% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 2725h
33 months
D.C.S.
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