Prosthetic-orthotic examination

Description

The examination, interview and measurement of patients to determine the prosthetic-orthotic device to be made, including their kind and size.

Alternative labels

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Prosthetic-orthotic examination is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Prosthetic-orthotic examination is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Prosthetic-orthotics technician: Prosthetic-orthotics technicians design, create, fit and repair supportive devices, such as braces, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

 


 

References

  1. Prosthetic-orthotic examination – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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