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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

Enhances the skill base in osteopathic diagnosis and technique towards mastery at the level required of entry to independent practice.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction and overview - visceral osteopathy
Topic 2: Anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic vessel system Complex diagnosis
Topic 3: Respiratory system - common conditions and management Complex diagnosis
Topic 4: Cardiac system - common conditions and management Complex diagnosis
Topic 5: Paediatrics - common presentations and management

Learning outcomes

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 develop and analyse critical questions about the evidence basis of the osteopathic health care concept
2 demonstrate and reflect upon safe and contextually relevant patient handling and interactive skills
3 demonstrate safe and effective assessment and management of the paediatric patient
4 demonstrate, explain and interpret advanced osteopathic diagnosis - integrative neuromusculoskeletal, behavioural, energy expenditure and exchange and nutritional models
5 demonstrate competency in advanced integrative osteopathic technique.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. develop and analyse critical questions about the evidence basis of the osteopathic health care concept
    • GA5:
  2. demonstrate and reflect upon safe and contextually relevant patient handling and interactive skills
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate safe and effective assessment and management of the paediatric patient
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate, explain and interpret advanced osteopathic diagnosis - integrative neuromusculoskeletal, behavioural, energy expenditure and exchange and nutritional models
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate competency in advanced integrative osteopathic technique.
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.