Overview

Founded in 1999, the Orthotic and Prosthetic (O&P) is the first and only accredited prosthetic and orthotic practitioner education program not only in Jordan but on the Arab world. Since then, O&P department has proven itself on a continual basis as a leader in, education, research and development. Our structured education is strategically designed to assist students in achieving a mastery of the O&P profession, by providing a healthy balance of clinical management, research, and administrative responsibilities. The department offer core prosthetics and orthotics courses that instruct students in the principles of designing and fabricating prostheses and orthoses, developing patient evaluation skills and creating individualized treatment plans. Patient volunteers participate throughout the span of the program allowing students to gain practical experience in all aspects of the clinician-patient experience. Our mission is to provide Jordan and surrounding region with qualified orthotists and prosthetistswho have the ability to evaluate individuals with various disabilities and provide them with adequate orthosis or prosthesis needed according to their clinical conditions. Finally, it is our goal for the coming future to be the provider of choice to all JU Hospital patients, both locally and state-wide, for their orthotic and prosthetic needs.

School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics

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