Ortho. Casting Technician

Duration: 1 Year
Lectures: 1
Level: Intermediate

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Working hours

Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The orthopaedic technologist is a specialized physician extender who is an expert in casting and splinting immobilization techniques. Orthopaedic technologists work under the direct supervision of the orthopaedic surgeon to manage the care of the orthopaedic patient in the clinic and sometimes perform as first assistant in the operating suite. Typical functions of an orthopaedic technologist include

the following:
• Application and removal of all types of casts and splints
• Assist with history and physical assessment
• Assist with fracture and dislocation reduction
• Wound closure and care
• Patient education and follow-up care
• Assist in the operating suite

Basic

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Fundamentals of Casting and Splinting Procedures

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