Online: Begins September 26, 2018
Online Ends: October 24, 2018
Lab at SFCC: October 26 & 27, 2018
Registration fees include Online Learning beginning on September 26, 2018 and concluding on October 24, 2018. The Lab portion of the course will be conducted on October 26 and 27, 2018 in the O&P Lab on the SFCC campus. Morning refreshments, lunch, and a parking pass will be provided.
For Information, please contact: Ruthie Dearing at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-533-3231
An orthotic fitter is an allied health professional specifically educated and trained in the provision of certain orthoses. This includes fitting, adjusting, or modifying devices that reflect the level of education and training received. This is a hybrid course with 25-hours online didactic and a 16-hour in-class fitting lab conducted in Spokane, Washington on October 26 and 27, 2018. The continuing education course has been approved for 32 Category II credits by the ABC, 38.33 Category I and 1.67 Category II by the BOC; and 12 MCE by OPC (Canada).
Orthotic Fitter Student Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course the student will be able to competently practice the fitting of non-custom orthotics in preparation for taking the ABC exam for orthotic fitter. This course will cover topics such as:
- Selection and Fitting of Prefabricated Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, and Spinal Orthoses
- Practice Management/Workplace Safety
- Related Anatomy