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      Orthopaedic Technologist-Surgery Certified(OT-SC)
      Certification Description
      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.
      Certifying Organization
      National Board for Certification of Orthopaedic Technololgists
      Certification Details
      • More than two years of education or training after high school required?    Yes
      • More than two years of 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
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