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Overview

The goal of IMU Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics is to graduate orthotics/prosthetics specialists following technological developments and modern interventions of orthotics/prosthetics, designing new and different devices and taking up scientific regard.
IMU Department of Orthotics Prosthetics focuses on training orthotists/prosthetists who meet the needs of multidisciplinary health care system. Orthotics must be fabricated to give support and protection for the extremities to help and/or correct the movements in certain diseases and prosthetics must be fabricated due to extremity loss as a result of accidents and diseases. Ortotist/prosthetist is a health care staff who can decide and design the devices and who control fabrication process. IMU Department of Orthotics Prosthetics is the first school having four-year education in Turkey. The education language is Turkish. Building a rapport with the patient and practicing is an integral part of the educational program at an early stage, later on it is provided with summer clinical placements.
Orthotists/prosthetists can find job opportunities at universities, government, private and university hospitals, rehabilitation centers, private and public ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. Graduates can also run their own ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. They can lecture in their field after graduation master’s degree and PhD.

Programme structure

Istanbul Medipol University, Orthotics Prosthetics Department was founded in 2014. The department has 4-year Bachelor’s degree. Graduates take the title of “Orthetist/ Prostetist” after graduation. The program courses include basic sciences, clinical sciences and theoretical, practical vocational courses. During the four year, there are elective courses which students will select based on their interests. Preparation school of English is not obligatory. English language education and medical English are integrated into the four year program. There is a modern equipped laboratory for practices and there is a university hospital and private orthotics prosthetics atelier for clinical placement which is done on second, third and fourth year.

Career opportunities

As a result of the developments in the field of health and technology, understanding the importance of using devices for mobility, self-sufficiency and independency of healthy, disabled and sick people in everyday life, the profession of orthotics/prosthetics has become a needed profession. It is a profession with no employment problem in all parts of the world.
Orthotists/prosthetists can work at universities, government, private and university hospitals, rehabilitation centers, their own, private and public ateliers of orthotics and prosthetics. They can lecture in their field after graduation master’s degree and PhD.

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Feb 2, 2019
Apply now! Rolling application 2020
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 4, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Commence year 2019
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Feb 2, 2019
Apply now! Rolling application 2020
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Nov 4, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States