New Teaching Model in the Blended Learning Process for Tanzanian and International Prosthetists/Orthotists

The Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of KCMUCo is offering a Degree Course in Prosthetics & Orthotics onsite since 1997 for equivalent and direct entry students. A new concept and teaching methodology developed by Human Study, a teaching institution specialized in the development and delivery of Blended Learning methodology in prosthetics and orthotics is offered from this year onwards for Tanzanian and other interested professionals of English speaking countries in Africa or other parts of the world .

The target group of this new study concept:

Professionals who are employed in the field of Orthopaedic Technology and are qualified on Diploma level in Orthopaedic Technology (Category II, WHO/ISPO) from an ISPO approved and recognized institution. Provided the interested person has obtained distinction (i.e. B Grade or above) in Mathematics, Mechanics, Biomechanics, Pathology and Prosthetics and Orthotics – one is eligible to aim at a higher level of professional qualification, the Bachelor of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics.

Course Structure of the Category I Programme in P&O according to ISPO standards.

HS - KCMUCo Blended Learning Education (BLE) is composed of:
  • Online teaching (HS e-platform)
  • Practical onsite teaching (workshops)
  • Guided and supervised application of learned knowledge at work location
  • Regular P&O production at work location
It is a six-semester program in which one semester lasts 22 to 24 weeks depending on the number of onsite practical workshop days and distributed as follows:

Enrolment procedure and costs

The first enrolment of participants is scheduled for October 2017. Students who are interested should apply to:
Course Coordinator at KCMUCo, Ms. H. Mranga
copy to the
Dean of Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Mr. H.G. Shangali KCMUCo
Application should be made not later than 30th April 2017 including valid documents, ISPO recognized Diploma in Orthopaedic Technology, and Transcript of B Grades or above, in Mathematics, Mechanics, Biomechanics, Pathology and Prosthetics and Orthotics.
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