BS Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics

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COURSE SUMMARY

Prosthetists and orthotists deal with the assessment, diagnosis and management of the whole of the body. Prosthetists provide artificial limbs (prostheses) to people who have all or part of a natural limb missing. Orthotists provide supportive braces and splints (orthoses) to people with various conditions  of the limbs or spine. Prosthetists and orthotists work with people of all ages and with different requirements.

On the course you will learn how to assess, diagnose and treat people requiring prosthetic and orthotic care. The strong practical emphasis, using our well-equipped clinical assessment areas, is taught in conjunction with relevant theory and background information.

This course offers the opportunity to learn through placements in prosthetic and orthotic clinics across the country. As you move through the course, you will gradually require a greater depth of learning and increased competency in dealing with people, meeting their needs and deciding on the most effective  treatment to offer.

Undergraduate B.Sc Program

HHIRS provides 04 years training and education leading to B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Prosthetics & Orthotic Sciences awarded by the Khyber Medical University, internationally recognized by the ISPO (International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics) as Cat-II. The course comprises of 08 semesters. On average 12-16 students are enrolled each year including male and female candidates selected on merit from KPK, FATA and other provinces of Pakistan. Currently 56 students are enrolled and under training at PIPOS under this program.

 

Graduate Program:

The M.Sc course is also designed to be of two years duration consisting of 04 semesters affiliated with the Ripha University. The course is designed to begin in the near future.

Bachelor in Prosthetic and Orthotics Sciences

Duration:04 year (08 Semester )

The total duration of the Bachelor degree is 8 semester and the degree is awarded from the Ripha University Islamabad.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • At least 45 % Marks in intermediate (Pre Medical ).
  • Entrance Test is taken from the newly students.

Curriculum:  The course is setup and will run on ISPO (international society of prosthetic and orthotics Sciences) and WHO (World Health Organization) guidelines .Adjustment have been made to suit Pakistan’s situation and education requirements. The course shall consist of the following subjects.

  • Mathematics
  • Mechanics
  • Material technology
  • Workshop technology
  • Pro- engineering
  • Islamiyat and pak studies
  • Anotmy and physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Pathology and clinical orthopedics
  • Prosthetics and orthotics
  • Psychology
  • Clinics
  • Patient work
  • Physiotherapy
  • Technical English
  • Research Methodology
  • Computer sciences

  Diploma

 HHIRS has also been affiliated with the Medical Faculty for the two years technical training course leading to Diploma in either disciplines of Prosthetics or Orthotics. The Diploma course is specifically designed for the training of technicians/bench workers to enhance the availability of indigenous technical /skilled human resources for the manufacturing of assistive devices at the HHIRS

Eligibility Criteria FSC or equivalent Qualification 50 % Marks

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Duration: 4 years
Level: Advanced