University of Virginia
May 25, 2023  
Prosthetics and Orthotics Technicians fabricate, repair, and maintain orthoses and prostheses. They are educated and experienced in use of hand tools, lab machinery, plaster modification techniques, fabrication techniques, material properties, and anatomy applicable to the technical requirements. P&O Technicians contribute to the patient experience by delivering timely, safe, and quality devices and services to improve patient quality of life. Prosthetics and Orthotics Technicians work under the supervision of Certified Technicians and Certified Prosthetic and Orthotic practitioners. Assessment of prosthetic and orthotic device technical requirements including material selection, component selection, structural evaluation, device specific evaluation. Modification of casts, measurements, digital images Fabrication of custom prostheses and orthoses Application of fabrication work orders and directions Collaborate with clinical staff and peers Maintain patient documentation...
University of Virginia VA, VA, USA