Course: Orthopaedic prosthetics

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Course title Orthopaedic prosthetics
Course code KFE/ORTP
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Princ Vladan
  • Černý Pavel, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
The basic division of the field, definitions, history of the field Materials used in ortotice, prosthetics Distribution tools Types of equipment ortotického Soft bandages Corsets, splints Positioning Equipment A vertical devices Types of prosthetic equipment Construction of upper limb prostheses Myoelektrické prostheses Construction of the lower extremity prostheses - hip joint, discriminate in favor of bed Construction of the lower limb prosthesis - knee joint, foot

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture with a video analysis, Lecture with practical applications, Discussion, Students' portfolio
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students are able to choose the right type of individual or ortotického prosthetic equipment for the type of disability. They are able to participate in the development of technical aids for disabled handicapped. They are able to interpret, compare and evaluate the results of the individual tools used.
teaching methods
Lecture with a video analysis
Students' portfolio
Lecture with practical applications
assessment methods
Skills demonstration during field trip
Skills demonstration during practicum
Recommended literature
  • Husic, I., a kol. Ortotika, Federace ortopedických protetiků a technických oborů. nakl. Svoboda, Praha, 2003.
  • Koudela, Karel. Ortopedická traumatologie. 1. vyd. V Praze : Karolinum, 2002. ISBN 80-246-0392-6.
  • Koudela, Karel. Ortopedie. Vyd. 1. Praha : Karolinum, 2004. ISBN 80-246-0654-2.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Medical Technique Design (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering - (1) Mechanical engineering and mechanical production 1 Summer