Prosthetic Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Equipment

Prosthetic Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Equipment

Prosthetic Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Equipment

Degree: Secondary vocational education

Duration: 3 years 10 months, 8 semesters (full-time attendance after 9 grades).

Fields of study: Prosthetics, Orthopedics, Rehabilitation of the Disabled

Language of instruction: Russian


Program leader: Vladimir Petrov, PhD in Medical sciences

Cab.109, 38/6 Budapeshtskaja st., Saint Petersburg, 192171, Russia

Phone: +7 (812) 335-94-74, add. 18013



Specialty 18-02-08 «Prosthetic Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Equipment» covers the following key modules and courses: general education, including general humanitarian, social and economic module, mathematical and natural-science module, professional module (general professional courses, such as Engineering Graphics; Technical Mechanics; Electronics and Electronic Engineering). Specific professional modules include:

-Identification of possible effects of prosthetic and orthopedic care and use of technical means of rehabilitation;

-Manufacture of technical means of rehabilitation;

-Study of structures of technical means of rehabilitation and equipment for their manufacture.


The aim of specialty 12.02.08 «Prosthetic Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Equipment» is to develop general and professional competencies, generate and develop personal qualities required by employers in order to ensure provision of patients with technical means of rehabilitation in specialized medical institutions, and facilities for production and maintenance of prosthetic orthopedic and rehabilitation equipment.

Professional activities:

— Identification of possible effects of prosthetic and orthopedic aid;

— Manufacture of standard, complex and atypical prosthetic and orthopedic products;

— Provision of patients with individual technical means of rehabilitation.

The reason why applicants select this specialty is a chance to get high-quality basic general educational and professional knowledge and master modern technologies for manufacture of technical means of rehabilitation.

Advantages: knowledge in technologies for manufacture of prosthetic and orthopedic products, for all forms of musculoskeletal pathology, use of modern materials for manufacture and skillful application of tools and equipment.

Learning outcomes

The graduates can work in the following areas: specialized medical institutions involved in rehabilitation of persons with disabilities and musculoskeletal pathologies; production facilities involved in manufacture of prosthetic and orthopedic products; orthopedic salons.

Career opportunities

The graduates of the faculty receive a publicly recognized qualification of a technician certified by the state diploma. Our graduates can successfully find jobs in institutions involved in manufacture of serial and individual prosthetic and orthopedic products, and in specialized clinics for rehabilitation of the disabled.