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Orthopaedic Technologist-Surgery Certified

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National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technololgists
Orthopaedic Technologist-Surgery Certified
4736 Onondaga Blvd. #166, Syracuse
NY 13219


An Orthopaedic Technologist-Surgery Certified (OT-SC) carries out functions that will provide assistance to the Orthopaedic Surgeon in performing safe operations with optimal results for patients. OT-SCs perform under the direct supervision of the Orthopaedic Surgeon and have acquired sufficient knowledge to perfom the necessary duties through formal education, continuing education, supervised practice, or any combination of these methods. OT-SCs are not trained to perform any surgical procedure independent of an Orthopaedic Surgeon. The defined role of the OT-SC will vary with the Orthopaedic Surgeon, surgical procedure, or the facilities where performed.

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Work Experience Required? Yes

Either training or work experience required, but not both? No

Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 6 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? Yes

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? Yes

This certification is related to military occupational specialties.
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