We determine the applicants’ education qualification by evaluating their training content to meet the Benchmark for Training in Osteopathy, which is expected to include the following courses:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Neuro-anatomy and neurology
  • Physiology
  • Pathology
  • Biomechanics and kinetics
  • Safety and ethics
  • Complementary medical techniques
  • Philosophy and history of osteopathy
  • Osteopathic physical and clinical examination
  • Osteopathic diagnostic and differential diagnosis
  • Orthopaedic diagnosis
  • Clinical problem-solving and reasoning
  • Osteopathic manual therapy techniques
  • Osteopathic manual therapy application
  • Nutrition
  • Paediatrics
  • Professional practice management
  • Communication and clinical interviewing
  • Clinical documentation
  • Basic skills in interpreting laboratory and imaging data
  • Basic radiology
  • Basic emergency care
  • Basic life-support and first-aid care skills, CPR
  • Sports medicine

Exception may be made for applicants with a strong grasp of overall content.

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