The Sirindhorn School of Prosthetics and Orthotics (SSPO) offers a 4 year Bachelor Degree of Prosthetic and Orthotic Program with the total of 153 credits.
The school is within the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. It was established since 2002 by the collaboration between Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Centre and Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University with the support from The Nippon Foundation.
Goal : To meet international education level and establish professional ethic to meet
requirement by ISPO and WHO
The SSPO can accept, on average, 15 undergraduate students per year.
The curriculum consist of three main categories which are
– General Academic Subjects such as Engineering, Biology, Statistics, Physic
– Medical Subjects such as Anatomy, Pathology, Biomechanics, Physiology
– P&O Subjects such as Lower Limb Prosthetics, Lower Limb Orthotics, Clinical Practice, Clinical Placement
Currently, the school has the total of 55 current students. Twenty two graduates are all
hired by university hospitals, government hospitals, and private companies and some
have chances to continue higher study.