Practical training: Podiatry in working life II JT00AE88-3002 01.01.2020-31.05.2020
Learning outcomes of the course
You get a versatile view over the operations of the orthotics lab.
You observe and participate in the manufacturing processes of orthoses for a variety of specific groups, including the measuring, fitting and manufacture of different supports, aids, footwear and prosthetics.
You evaluate and describe the acquisition processes related to special footwear and orthotics and learn to instruct the client / patient individually and thoroughly.
You describe and analyze the insole manufacturing methods of the orthotic lab units.
You understand the importance of multi-disciplinary cooperation in acquiring special aids and offloading products.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Practical training: Podiatry in working life I ( 10 ECTS credits)
The orthotic lab
Pre-training information session and after training, sharing experiences, assembly and feedback 0.5 - 1 cr)
What products and services do you get from an orthotics lab?
How do you describe the manufacturing process of orthoses?
What is the acquisition process like as for special footwear and orthotics?
How do you guide the client comprehensively in an orthotics lab unit?
What kind of insole manufacturing methods are used in orthotics lab units?
How is multiprofessional cooperation realised in an orthotics lab unit?
Name of lecturer(s)
Mode of delivery
Language of instruction
Tuition in Finnish
01.01.2020 - 31.05.2020
01.10.2019 - 15.10.2019
Unit, in charge
Kuntoutus- ja terveysalan koulutusyksikkö (not translated)