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Metal Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)   

Identifying and determining the most effective methods and procedures for making a metal upright AFO is the focus of this education program. At the conclusion of the education program, the student will understand the basic procedures for fabricating a metal upright AFO. At the conclusion of the course the student will be able to:

1. Describe the design and rationale of various metal upright AFOs

2. Describe principles of biomechanics and kinesiology as they relate to the design and function of metal upright AFOs

3. Identify materials and componentry used in the fabrication of metal AFOs

4. Rectify schema generated for the fabrication of metal AFOs

5. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to fabricate metal AFOs incorporating tibial torsion

6. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to fabricate auxiliary control components for metal AFOs

This continuing education course is approved for eight (8) CEU credits from the ABC. A certificate from the O&P Technology Program at SFCC will be provided once the course has been completed

Questions contact SFCC.OandPnewsletter@sfcc.spokane.edu or by phone 509-533-3231

 

Metal Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

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Fee: $295.00

Dates: 9/20/2021 - 12/13/2021

Online: This class is online, and you may access the class at any time between the start/end dates listed above. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You decide when you participate: there are no real-time meetings or requirements.  

What to Expect: After you register, you will emailed instructions on how to access your online classroom. Please allow a few business days after registration to receive a classroom invitation.