Prosthesis and orthosis Diploma

This diploma program provides training in the manufacture of prostheses and orthotics. The program focuses equally on a comprehensive understanding of limb and support industry concepts its. The department aims to graduate qualified technical cadres have knowledge and skills to do different kinds of industry of the Prosthesis and Orthosis. the Graduates find job employment in the field of prosthesis and support industry in hospitals specialized in rehabilitating the handicapped and those with special needs

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Admission Requirements

Regular Students

BC graduation from high school in the biological science branch.

The Specialized Content of The Scientific Department

The student must pass at least two years of study, during which he must cover theoretical and practical teaching hours, including (2190) hours (270 hours of summer training), and a total of (142) units. The study in the department is based on the annual school system.

Obtaining the Certificate

Diploma is obtained in the field of prosthesis and orthosis after passing the theoretical and practical tests according to the number of units and weekly hours. The student must succeed in the stages (first and second stages) during a period of at least two years. The results of the final examinations of the students shall be received by the examination committees in the department. The minimum limits of success shall be (50%).

The student must complete the summer training period in one of hospitals specializing in the manufacture of limbs and the rehabilitation of the handicapped for a period of (60) days during the summer holiday in the first stage and be evaluated by the summer training committee through periodic visits and a surprise evaluation form to be filled by the trained body.

It is also a requirement to succeed and to grant a diploma certificate to the student to submit a research project in the specialization in the second row and is followed up by the supervisor in charge of supervision of research and is conducted at the end of the year, as the duration of the preparation of the research and the date of delivery and discussion is pre-defined and information of the student and then discuss Students’ research by a specialized committee in the scientific department.

The above-mentioned students collect a score of 50% according to the nature of the course. The grades are presented to the students before the end-of-year exams. The following table (1) shows how to calculate the grades of the students during the first semester, the second semester.

Table (1)

Task Theoretical course Practical course Summation    
First semester exam 10 10 20    
   
Second semester exam 10 10 20    
   
Activity of the year include: 10 10    
Examinations    
Duties    
Class activity    
  30 20 50    
Final exam     50    
Summation     100    

 

Draw A Flow Chart for Each Year

The following table shows the curriculum of the first and second grades, the number of hours and units per course, and the number of hours at the two-year level.

  • First Stage
No. Subject No. of Hours No. of Units Type of subject Notes
Theo. Prac. Sum
1 Knowledge of Prosthesis 3 15 18 36 Specialty Studied in English
2 Bio-mechanics (1) 2 1 3 6 Specialty Studied in English
3 Locomotors diseases (1) 2 2 4 Specialty Studied in English
4 Terminology 2 2 2 Specialty Studied in English
5 Anatomy of Lower limb 1 2 3 6 Specialty Studied in English
6 Physiology 1 2 3 6 Specialty Studied in English
7 Computer Applications (1) 1 2 3 6 Assistance Studied in English
8 Human Rights democratic 2 2 4 General Studied in Arabic
9 English 2 2 2 General Studied in English
summation 16 22 38 64    
  • Second Stage
No.                  Subject No. of Hours No. of Units Type of subject          Notes
Theo. Prac. Sum
1  

Knowledge of Orthosis

3 15 18 36 Specialty Studied in English
2 Bio-mechanics (2) 2 1 3 6 Specialty Studied in English
3 Manufacture of Upper limb prothesis 1 4 5 10 Specialty Studied in English
4 Locomotors diseases (2) 2 2 4 Specialty Studied in English
5 Properties of materials 1 1 2 Specialty Studied in English
6 Anatomy of upper limbs and trunk 1 2 3 6 Specialty Studied in English
7 Proposal 2 2 4 Specialty Studied in English
8 Ethics 2 2 2 Assistance Studied in Arabic
9 Computer Applications (2) 1 2 3 6 Assistance Studied in English
10 English 2 2 2 General Studied in English
summation 13 15 28 78    

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To contact the department

parties.dep@ntu.edu.iq