Orthotic & Prosthetic Technology | BCTC

Orthotic & Prosthetic Technology

Orthotic & Prosthetic Technicians fabricate, fit, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices, such as braces, orthotics and prosthetic devices, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

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What is Orthotic & Prosthetic Technology?

The Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician fabricates, repairs and maintains devices to provide the best possible fit, function, and appearance in consultation with the practitioner. The technician is an expert in techniques and materials used to fabricate devices and is skilled in the use of tools and machines.

What are my Career options?

For Technicians, employment options are available throughout the United States in small and large practices, acute care hospitals, central fabrication facilities, U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and rehabilitation hospitals.

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WHAT ARE MY DEGREES, DIPLOMA, AND CERTIFICATE OPTIONS?

A program plan describes the degree requirements (courses) and the sequence for completing the courses. Students are required to schedule an appointment with their assigned academic advisor to ensure achievement of their academic goals.

This is a selective admissions program.
This program is housed at the Lexington Leestown Campus 164 Opportunity Way.

Length of Program

You can earn an associate in applied science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

*Pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

 

Program Contact

Laura Lynch

Assistant Dean of Skilled Trades

859.246.6583

laura.lynch@kctcs.edu
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