If you are creatively or technically-minded and enjoy working with people, consider a career in prosthetics and orthotics. Our program prepares you to provide innovative, compassionate, and client centred care to help address the functional limitations of people resulting from illness, disease, or disability. Prosthetists and orthotists work with people with amputations, musculoskeletal weaknesses, or neurological conditions throughout the whole diverse process of treatment. This includes client assessment and care, intervention prescription, treatment planning, the design and manufacture of devices, and modifying devices for
As the first and only program in Queensland that allows you to specialise in prosthetics and orthotics, this program will provide you with specialist training in an increasingly state-of-the-art area of health, and through study and clinical placements give you the skills to enter the profession and help break down barriers for people living with disability. For more information, visit Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.