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29-1081.00 - Podiatrists

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Make and fit prosthetic appliances.

29-2091.00 Orthotists and Prosthetists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Fit, test, and evaluate devices on patients, and make adjustments for proper fit, function, and comfort.
  • Select materials and components to be used, based on device design.
  • Construct and fabricate appliances or supervise others constructing the appliances.
  • Make and modify plaster casts of areas that will be fitted with prostheses or orthoses, for use in the device construction process.
  • Repair, rebuild, and modify prosthetic and orthopedic appliances.
29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing
  • Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications.
  • Fabricate lenses to meet prescription specifications.
  • Assemble eyeglasses by cutting and edging lenses, and fitting the lenses into frames.
  • Grind lens edges, or apply coatings to lenses.
29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Maintain or repair hearing aids or other communication devices.
  • Create or modify impressions for earmolds and hearing aid shells.
29-2036.00 Medical Dosimetrists Bright Outlook
  • Fabricate beam modifying devices, such as compensators, shields, and wedge filters.
  • Fabricate patient immobilization devices, such as molds or casts, for radiation delivery.
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Construct, maintain, or repair medical supportive devices.
  • Evaluate, fit, or adjust prosthetic or orthotic devices or recommend modification to orthotist.

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