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Orthopedic Prosthetics Orthotics Program

1. General Information

Our school Orthopedic Prosthetics and Orthotics Program for education and training started in 2000-2001 academic year. Program has a quota of 30 students.

The aim of the program in the associate degree vocational school of health services  is to give a comprehensive associate degree that provides to the students to train at a professional level of Orthopedic Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician, are trained making assistive devices (orthoses), eye prostheses and epithesis (ear , nose, facial prostheses) for patients who has disorders of the musculoskeletal system or losing all or part of arms or legs.

 

2. Qualification

After successful completion of the program, students are given associate degree diplomas in the field of Orthopedic Prosthetics and Orthotics.

 

3. Level of Qualification

Associate degree.

 

4. Specific Admission Requirements

General admission requirements for Turkish and foreign students are acceptable to begin the program.

 

5. Recognition of Prior Learning

In Turkısh Higher Education Institutions, recognition of prior learning, vertical, horizontal and in-house transfers take place in the scope of ‘’ UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AND HİGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS SWITCH BETWEEN PROGRAMS, DOUBLE MAJOR, MİNOR AND MAKING TRANSFER BETWEEN CREDIT INSTITUTIONS BASIS OF REGULATION’’ which is determined by The Council of Higher Education.

In Turkey, apart from formal education institutions, an exemption exam is held for some computer and foreign language courses at the beginning of each academic year within the context of recognizing certificate or experience- based learning. Those who pass these exams are exempt from aforesaid courses in the curriculum.

 

6. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

A student is required to successfully complete the designated program of courses meeting a minimum of 120/240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 and no FF, FZ or YZ grades.

 

7. Profile of the Program

The aim of the program in the associate degree vocational school of health services  is to give a comprehensive associate degree that provides to the students to train at a professional level of Orthopedic Prosthetics and Orthotics Technician, are trained making assistive devices (orthoses), eye prostheses and epithesis (ear , nose, facial prostheses) for patients who has disorders of the musculoskeletal system or losing all or part of arms or legs.

 

8. Program Outcomes

To contribute to the level of professional knowledgeTo develop professional communicationskills .

Creating the ability to access the current information relate to the program To gain the ability to communicate and exchange information with the counterparts in the field of practice of the profession in a healthy way To gain awareness of application of  the rules of professional deontology To have a basic level of knowledge related to the field of health To be able to use technological products related to the field To win the necessary hand skill of the  applications related to the field To win the ability of the application of sterilization, disinfection and antisepsis.

To win the ability of the solving the problems that may arise during the professional practice in a  healthy way To gain the ability of  making decisions quickly and accurately related to the field .

Having information about the health care legislation To gain awareness of professional responsibility.

To gain the necessary knowledge and experience in occupational safety To contribute to the intellectual level.

 

9. Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Orthopedic Prosthetics and Orthotics Graduates: They  perform their duties in  section of Prosthetics - Orthotics in hospitals, special workshops, or work at companies that sell medical supplies or may place your own business

 

10. Access to Further Studies

Students continue their graduate education with DGS exam. They complete license program in  Biomedical Engineering, Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Degree programs.

 

11. Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

For each course, the method of assessment and grading is defined "Course Information Form" in details.

 

12. Graduation Requirements

Graduation requirements are mentioned in  "Qualification Requirements and Results" part.

 

13. Mode of Study (Full-Time,Part Time,E-Learning)

Full-time

 

14. Address and Contact Details (Department/ Program Director, Assistant and Erasmus Coordinator)

Program Director: Assist.Prof.Dr.Hakan UYSAL
Osmangazi University
Vocational School of Health Services
Meşelik Campus / ESKİŞEHİR

 

15. Department/Program Facilities

There are fully equipped with a capacity of 340 students Orthopedic Prosthetic-Orthotic Workshop, eye and prosthetic Orthotic Laboratory, Rehabilitation room. There are support of the Faculty of Medicine Faculty Members / staff  and  Faculty of Education, Faculty of Arts and Sciences for program courses. Students applications is done  in Orthopedic Prosthetics-Orthotics Workshop

 

16. Academic Staff

Assist.Prof.Dr.Hakan UYSAL
Assist.Prof.Dr.Ebru TURAN KIZILDOĞAN


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