BS Orthotics and Prosthetic

Objective

• To Maintain or correct body segment alignment

• To Assist joint or resist joint motion during key phases of gait

• To Relieve or distribute distal weight bearing forces

• To protect from external stimuli – Restore Mobility

• To minimize risk of deformities

Role and Scope

Prosthetics and Orthotics is a specialized, allied health care field that helps patients to regain mobility after loss of a limb, or function. Prosthetics is the design, manufacturing and fitting of artificial devices to replace lost limbs, hands or feet; and, orthotics is the design and fitting of ort

• As a clinical prosthetist and orthoptist can work in ambulatory healthcare services, health and personal care stores, in government hospital, in private clinic

• Can own personal medical equipment and supplies manufacturing company

• Can work as policy maker in local, state, and federal government agencies and public health departments

• As an academician to teaching to under & post graduates

• As a research orthopedic braces or supports to correct musculoskeletal problems.

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    8 Semesters, 4 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre Medical with minimum 50% marks or equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    136

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-111 English-I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
IS-112 Islamic Studies 2(2-0)
IT-113 Introduction to Computing 3(2-1)
PHY-124 Introductory Physiology 3(2-1)
BIO-101 Biochemistry-I 3(2-1)
ANA-102 Introductory Anatomy 3(2-1)
  Credit Hours 17
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
BIO-212 Biochemistry-II 3(2-1)
PATH-211 General Pathology 3(2-1)
MATH-212 Basic Mathematics 3(3-0)
NMP-126 Neuro Muscular Physiology 3(2-1)
ANA-118 Upper & Lower Limb Anatomy 3(2-1)
ENG-121 English-II (Communication & Writing Skills) 3(3-0)
PS-122 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
  Credit Hours 20
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PATH-222 Systemic Pathology 3(2-1)
PHYS-223 Introduction to Physics 3(2-1)
PHA-219 General Pharmacology 3(3-0)
BS-315 Behavioral Sciences 3(3-0)
MLT-217 Materials Technology 3(3-0)
ENG-211 Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OR-222 Orthopedic Interventions in Orthotics & Prosthetic 3(3-0)
PT-223 Introduction to Physical Therapy 3(3-0)
OR-224 Metal Work 3(2-1)
OR-225 Lathe Machine Work 3(2-1)
MED-221 General Medicine -I 3(3-0)
SUR-223 General Surgery-I 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
OR-311 Electro Work 3(2-1)
OR-312 Upper Limb Orthotics-I 3(2-1)
OR-313 Upper Limb Prosthetics I 3(2-1)
SUR-313 General Surgery-II 3(3-0)
MED-421 Medicine-II 3(3-0)
BIO-325 Biostatistics 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PC-321 Patient Care 2(1-1)
OR-322 Upper Limb Orthotics-II 3(2-1)
OR-323 Upper Limb Prosthetics II 3(2-1)
OR-324 Lower Limb Orthotics-I 3(2-1)
OR-325 Lower Limb Prosthetics I 3(2-1)
BM-326 Biomechanics-I 3(2-1)
RM-321 Research Methodology 3(3-0)
  Credit Hours 17

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ME-411 Medical Ethics 3(3-0)
OR-412 Lower Limb Orthotics-II 3(2-1)
OR-413 Lower Limb Prosthetics II 3(2-1)
EE-415 Fundamentals of Electricity & Electronics 3(3-0)
BM-326 Biomechanics-II 3(2-1)
SCP-413 Supervised Clinical Practice-I 2(0-2)
  Credit Hours 15

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PROG-526 Research Project 6(0-6)
TECH-421 CAD-CAM Technology 3(2-1)
SCP-422 Supervised Clinical Practice-II 4(0-4)
  Credit Hours 13
  Total Credit Hours: 136