***THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE IS April 20***
Certified Pedorthist Certificate
This combined lecture and laboratory course focuses on orthotic treatment modalities of the lower extremity distal to the junction of the gastrocnemius and the Achilles tendon. Students in this course will receive instruction on the assessment, formulation, implementation,and follow up of an orthotic treatment plan for common foot and/or ankle disorders affecting pediatric, adult and geriatric populations. Lab activities with patient models will allow the student to correlate clinical findings with evidence based practice to synthesize the significance of the appropriate choice of components, principles, material properties, and medical management. The student will interact with multiple orthotic systems.
This course consists of structured synchronous online modules. The students are required to log on to Desire to Learn to access each module. Each module consists of multiple PowerPoints and video presentations. After watching each module there may be an online quiz or activity that must be completed before the system will allow you to advance to the next module. Completion of all the modules is required before you may begin the laboratory portion of this certificate course. This course is an ABC Certfied Approved course.
This course consists of 120 hrs total: 40 Hours online course and 80 hours in lab. The online portion must be completed BEFORE the lab. The lab dates for this course will be April 30th - May 11th, 2017 (Includes Sat) 8:00am- 6:00 pm. You must attend all lab dates to receive the certificate. The Lab will be held at HEC located at 7200 66th Street N Pinellas Park, FL 33781.