Ortopedski tehnolog/ortopedska tehnologinja

Selected qualifications

Name of qualification

Name of qualification

Ortopedski tehnolog/ortopedska tehnologinjaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status)

Translated title

Orthopaedic technologist
Type of qualification

Type of qualification

National vocational qualification, SQF level 6
Category of qualification

Category of qualification

Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements

Entry conditions

  • Professional examination for the vocational or technical qualification of healthcare technician,
  • certification of mentor of at least one year's work experience in the field of immobilisation and mobilisation, comprising: written documentation on required interventions performed, certificate of participation in repositioning, certificate of participation in care of critically ill patient,
  • medical examination.
ISCED field Field
Health and welfare
ISCED subfield subfield medical diagnostic and treatment technology
Qualification level

SQF Level

SQF 6

EQF Level

EQF 5

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, performs and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects own health, health of others and the environment in special working conditions,
  • communicates with co-workers and clients,
  • uses modern information and communication technologies,
  • physically and mentally prepares the patient for the intervention,
  • makes, implements and adapts therapeutic immobilisations using plaster or synthetic materials, taking into account the medical report and X-ray image,
  • applies and adapts orthopaedic and technical devices,
  • participates in a healthcare team in the repositioning of fractures and sprains,
  • controls, corrects, removes or supplements therapeutic immobilisations,
  • provides nursing care to the patient,
  • carries out health education work and transfers knowledge, skills, experience and innovations from the profession to students and new co-workers.

Accessors

Evaluator

Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. A list of licence holders can be found here.

Assessment and completion

Assesment and completion

VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION

Practical verification with an oral presentation.

Condition for obtaining certificate

Conditions for obtaining a public document

The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body

Awarding body

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the national reference point for vocational qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, enterprises, inter-enterprise training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

URL

Awarding body URL

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