Introduction

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PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION STUDY PROGRAMME 1st CYCLE DEGREE ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS

 

Course information and outline

 

General information about the study programme

 

The first-cycle degree Professional Higher Education Study Programme Orthotics and Prosthetics lasts 3 years (6 semesters), comprising 180 ECTS credits in total. The professional title awarded to the first-cycle degree graduate is diplomiran ortotik in protetik (VS), or diplomirana ortotičarka in protetičarka (VS),respectively; abbreviation dipl.ort. in prot. (VS). 

 

Goals of the programme and general competences

 

The Professional Higher Education Study Programme Orthotics and Prosthetics graduate will possess a broad range of core skills encompassing profession-specific and generic enabling skills in the fields of prevention, rehabilitation, fabrication and application of technical devices, education, evaluation, research and discipline development. They will be able to act as an autonomous and equal member of a rehabilitation team in the complex system of health care and contribute towards a better quality of life of physically impaired individuals. 

Category: Study - Orthotics and prosthetics