STEM learning has a wide range of free to use resources to support STEM subjects. The library Includes career profiles for health and care professions including radiography
eGFI is a set of online resources from the American Association of Engineering Education (ASEE) which offers a wide range of lesson plans and activities for STEM subjects for all school years, including several relevant to AHPs including prosthetics and orthotics.
These resources have been developed by Health Education England for careers advisers and teachers to support knowledge about health careers.
Information about NHS careers for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4
An interactive resource about the AHPs, from Health Education England
A film made for schools in 2019, featuring all of the AHPs.
Identify a historic powerful historic leader who discovered radiation. Understand why leadership values are important in healthcare and specifically for cancer care. Learn about what therapeutic radiographers do. How can radiation be used to save lives or ease symptoms from cancer illnesses?
Did you know there are different types of human foot? Did you know your foot type will affect how you walk and run? Knowing your foot type and the way you use your feet should lead you to choose the correct type of running shoe to suit your body. This will be more important to you in the long run, than choosing trainers based on their look or price!
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Learning and understanding about engineering design, innova(on and problem solving.
Understand what an orthoptist is, what they do and the steps to take to become one.
Observe, remember and learn about what equipment an ODP is responsible for on a day-to-day basis.
Communication skills and the ability to follow procedures are vital to being a successful OPD. This exercise will allow students to practice these skills and discuss ways to improve them.
Design a working prototype of a prosthetic lower leg. Test its strength, durability and practicality. Learning and understanding about engineering design, innovation and problem solving.