Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician

Cavegn, Ambrose; Instructor

Cavegn, Ambrose; Instructor Office: 019-0104K

Phone: (509) 533-3732

Email: Ambrose.Cavegn@sfcc.spokane.edu

B.O.C. Certified Prosthetist
A.B.C. Certified O&P Technician
Prosthetics Instructor

Ambrose graduated from SFCC in 2009 with an AAS degree in O&P Technology and completed his prosthetics clinical at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and his orthotic clinical at the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa. He received his BOCP in March 2016 and was a lead technician at the Hanger Central Fabrication facility for the Mid Atlantic in Laurel, Maryland. Ambrose has also developed and created a prototype wet saw for cutting carbon fiber and has received a provisional patent for his design. Away from the College, Ambrose and his wife Jessy stay busy with their four enthusiastic and active sons!

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Hewey, Bernard; Program Director

Hewey, Bernard; Program Director Office: 019-0104J

Phone: (509) 533-3733

Email: Bernard.Hewey@sfcc.spokane.edu

A.B.C. Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist
Orthotics and Prosthetics Program Director

Bernard began practice as an orthotist in 1973 in the United States Army. Following graduation in 1980 from the University of Washington Baccalaureate Program for Prosthetics and Orthotics, he practiced in Minnesota and Wisconsin before returning to Seattle in 1987. In 2004, Bernard assumed the orthotics instructor position at SFCC. Bernard has served in several regional and national O and P organizational committees. In his spare time, Bernard enjoys water sports, traveling around the northwest region, being trained by his herding dogs, and obsessing over New England sports teams of all types.

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