This course will provide the student with entry level abilities to function as an Orthopedic Technician in the private practice, hospital and managed care facilities. Students will receive instruction in back office skills focusing on casting, splinting, application of soft goods, wound care management, client communication and surgical assisting in major and minor orthopedic procedures. The student will learn operating room etiquette, gowning, gloving, sterile back table set up for categories 1, 2 and 3 orthopedic procedures. Instruction will include seminars, demonstrations and physical examinations, hands on casting and splinting applications, surgical gowning and gloving and assisting in major orthopedic procedures.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921