specialized courses in orthotics and prosthetics


Up to 2 months of on-line based e-learning of theoretical content
Up to 10 days of on-site clinical instructions and training (hands-on patients)
3 months of online follow up for revision of individual student case presentations
Final evaluation exam leading to a Certificate of Achievement

Spinal Orthotics



The course covers theory and principles of orthotic technology and treatment according to the orthotic classification system developed by Spine Concept Sobernheim.
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Orthotic Treatment of Neuromuscular – Pathologies – DAFO concept



(DAFO). Various concepts and designs incl. Tonus Reduction Orthoses.
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Myoelectric Upper Extremity Prosthetics



This course provides participants with knowledge for prosthetic solutions of transradial and transhumeral amputation level with focus on myo-electric applications for functional arm prosthesis.
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Hip Disarticulation



This course will not only provide advanced knowledge on theoretical aspects, but will guide you step by step thought the fabrication of a hip disarticulation (HD) prosthesis.
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Partial-Foot Prosthetics – Forefoot prosthesis according to “Bellmann”




This course provides knowledge and hands-on skill for the application of a forefoot prosthesis according to “Bellmann”
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Knee Disarticulation Prosthetics



This course offers the participant the opportunity to develop and strengthen the theoretical and practical field of prosthetic care after knee disarticulation (KD).
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Transtibial Prosthetics – Classic, Vacuum and Liner Techniques




Classic TT concepts and utilization of state of the art components and suspension techniques
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The SPECIALIZED COURSES (SCOPe) designed by Human Study e.V. enable both, continuing and advanced educational opportunities so that motivated prosthetic and orthotic (P&O) clinical practitioners have the opportunity to upgrade their knowledge and skills in order to keep pace with an ever-increasing world of prosthetic and orthotic contemporary practice.

Over 200 Study Notes
Over 50 Hours of Video Lessons
Refund if not Satisfied
Scholarships for low-income countries
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Are you a P&O Supply Company or part of the P&O Industry?

SCOPe programs are an excellent opportunity for YOU to develop your markets by offering accredited education.

SCOPe programs blend e-Learning with clinical hands-on training, mentoring and labs practice.

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Are you a P&O Company or Service Provider?

SCOPe programs are an excellent opportunity for YOU to increase efficiency by offering accredited education to your technical staff.

SCOPe programs blend e-Learning with clinical hands-on training, mentoring and labs practice.

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learn from the best P&O Experts

Bill Neumann
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Practitioner-clinician in Orthotic and Prosthetic practice since the early 70’s
Maike Trülsen
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Maike Truelsen is a high level Prosthetist/Orthotist (ISPO Cat.I) based in Heidelberg, Germany. Her main specialty are Neuromuscular concepts in pediatrics. Design and manufacturing of custom made orthoses and prostheses including dynamic and high-end devices made of carbon fibers is part of her daily routines. The management of spinal deformities with trunk braces, offering consultation to hospitals and therapy facilities as part of an inter-professional team is rounding up her high professional profile. Maike has shared her expertise and skills with colleagues in many parts of the world, including Denmark, Norway and Australia. 2012 – Federal Academy of Orthopedic Technology (Meister-D /ISPO Cat.I) 2016 - Travelling Fellowship in France, Canada and America
Marcelo Álvarez
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Orthotist Prosthetist (National Council for Technical Education - Buenos Aires – Argentina) who currently lives in Barcelona, Spain. He is currently P&O Director at Human Study e.V., with tremendous working experience at Ottobock Ibérica (Spain) and Handicap International (Prishtina, Kosovo), as well as clinical Orthotist and Prosthetist at the Institut Tècnic Ortopèdic (Barcelona, Spain). Mr. Alvarez was P&O professor at the University of Buenos Aires and National University of General San Martín.
Michael Rexing
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Michael Rexing was born in Germany in 1963, and after completion of his professional education he has been working at various university clinics. He completed his higher education as Prosthetist/Orthotist (Meister-D) back in 1994. After various management and leadership positions, he has run his own business for many years. After completing his entrepreneurial activities, he continues the tradition of his father and is engaged in research and teaching in addition to his activities in pediatric orthopedics in Heidelberg and conservative scoliosis treatment in Bad Sobernheim. Michael is a member of many professional associations and academies, co-founder of ISST International Scoliosis Schroth Therapy and lectures at home and abroad in the field of orthotic trunk orthotics and lower limb orthotics for neuromuscular diseases.
Nicolás Muñoz
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Prosthetics and Orthotics teacher and trainer. Nicolas is working in different contexts, with focus on programs in Syria, Egypt, Gaza, Tunisia, and Balkan region. Nicolas acts as a lecturer,  clinical trainer as well as an examiner. He is teaching courses in lower and upper limb prosthetics and orthotics. ISPO evaluator. (Eventually) Responsible for assessing a P&O training facility against the relevant ISPO education standards, and making recommendations as to how well the standard is met.
Romano Spoljarec
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Romano Spoljarec Bachelor in P&O Mahidol University, CPO Cat I ISPO, is a Croatian Orthotist and Prosthetist. He has significant working experience (24 years) in the spinal orthotic, custom made or prefabricated, works with CAD - CAM and plaster technic. Mr. Spoljarec has acquired his knowledge at Don Bosco University (El Salvador) and Mahidol University (Thailand). His working experience includes working at “Bauerfeind” Zagreb and "Sophies Minde" Oslo. He is an online lecturer at Human Study e.V., as well as on-site workshop trainer for the Cat II workshops.
Louise Puli
Lecturer / Expert Trainer
Louise Puli BPO MAOPA MISPO, is an Australian Lecturer and Orthotist Prosthetist. She qualified in Australia's La Trobe University, and has significant experience working with clients requiring spinal orthoses, both for acute injuries and for the management of musculoskeletal deformities like scoliosis. She is a member of Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA) and International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). Currently, Ms. Puli works as the Sessional Lecturer in the second year subjects at La Trobe University, as well as Lecturer, Examiner and Curriculum Reviewer at Human Study e.V. She is also engaged by Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association.

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Specialised Courses in Orthotics and Prosthetics
SCOPe courses have been specially designed to be the most accessible and flexible way to build your career in orthotics and prosthetics. SCOPe is ultimately focussed on meeting the growing global demand for highly skilled orthotist prosthetists in organizations, communities, in public, private and not for profit sectors.
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