Artificial Limb Fitters

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Artificial Limb Fitters

Artificial Limb Fitters - Knowledge

Orthotic and prosthetic specialists need knowledge in the following areas:

  • Customer and Personal Service: Providing special services to customers based on their needs.
  • Design: Making and using plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Production and Processing: How products are made and distributed.
  • English Language: The meaning and use of the English language.
  • Administration and Management: How to run a business or group.
  • Mechanical: The design, use, and repair of machines and tools.
  • Psychology: People, their actions, and mental processes and how to treat problems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry: Injuries and illnesses and plans for treatment.
  • Engineering and Technology: How to use computers and rules of engineering to design and produce goods and services.
  • Education and Training: The methods of teaching and learning.
  • Therapy and Counseling: The mental or physical problems and methods for treatment.
  • Clerical: General office work such as filling and storing information.
  • Physics: The features and laws of matter and energy.
  • Sales and Marketing: The methods for selling products and services.
  • Biology: Cells, plants, and animals and how they function.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.