Accession Number : ADA612172


Title :   Program Evaluation of Outcomes Based Orthotic and Prosthetic Education


Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 15 Nov 2005-14 Nov 2006


Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA STATE UNIV DOMINGUEZ HILLS


Personal Author(s) : Hornbeak, Scott


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a612172.pdf


Report Date : 01 Dec 2006


Pagination or Media Count : 95


Abstract : Major Accomplishments for Year 1: recruited Kate Muller, CPO, as Lead Orthotics Instructor; writing of new Orthotics curricula and syllabi; installation of new Orthotics Laboratory and equipment; purchase of expendable supplies for laboratories; expansion of existing Prosthetics Laboratory; build out of smart classroom and Prosthetics Gait room; recruitment for 25 Spring term Orthotic and Prosthetic students; recruitment of 16 Fall term Prosthetic students; trained 41 total graduates during Year 1 of expanded program. Achieved full NCOPE and CAAHEP Accreditation through 2009 for new Orthotics Program. Major Outcome Tools started in Year 1: creation of new midterm and final exams in each course; development/revision of checkout criteria for all Orthotic and Prosthetic patient fittings; development of Practical (summative) Exams for each clinical course; developed Town Hall (group focus) Meetings for respective classes to provide criticism of ongoing teaching and learning; development of Patient Survey for patient models to assess professional behavior of assigned students; development of end of semester Student Survey to provide feedback on quality of teaching content.


Descriptors :   *EDUCATION , *PROSTHETICS , AMPUTATION , AMPUTEES , LABORATORIES , STUDENTS


Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Medicine and Medical Research


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE