UG Coursework Unit
Level of learning
BIO00307 - Human Physiology (or be enrolled in this unit in the same period)
Continues the development of palpatory and patient handling abilities, extends the student's diagnostic and technique skills, and develops an applied understanding of osteopathic principles.
- Somatic dysfunction
- Introduction to diagnosis in osteopathic medicine
- The 13 step screen
- Postural analysis
- Movement impairment
- Soft tissue/myofascial
- Segmental diagnosis
- Indirect method
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Analyse the osteopathic concept of health and disease|
|2||explain how osteopathic principles shape diagnosis and treatment|
|3||demonstrate and explain basic osteopathic diagnosis|
|4||demonstrate and explain soft tissue, myofascial and positional release techniques|
|5||demonstrate and reflect upon safe and competent patient handling skills|
|6||apply the knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy to palpation.|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Analyse the osteopathic concept of health and disease
explain how osteopathic principles shape diagnosis and treatment
demonstrate and explain basic osteopathic diagnosis
demonstrate and explain soft tissue, myofascial and positional release techniques
demonstrate and reflect upon safe and competent patient handling skills
apply the knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy to palpation.
- No prescribed texts.