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Lismore Session 2 Session 2

Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Unit aim

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

Unit content

Topic 1: Master classes in advanced osteopathic diagnosis and treatment
Topic 2: Gastrointestinal system – common conditions and management Integrated diagnosis – neuromusculoskeletal/behavioural/energy expenditure/nutritional\Multi-system presentations
Topic 3: Genitourinary system – common conditions and management Complex diagnosis – multi-system presentations
Topic 4: Obstetrics – diagnosis and management in obstetrics and gynaecology

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, explain and interpret advanced osteopathic diagnosis - integrative neuromusculoskeletal, behavioural, energy expenditure and exchange and nutritional models
4 Demonstrate competency in advanced integrative osteopathic technique.
5 Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning in the osteopathic management of patient presentations in the obstetrical, gynaecological, cardiovascular, genitourinary and gastrointestinal systems
6 Demonstrate professional skills in readiness for independent practice

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, explain and interpret advanced osteopathic diagnosis - integrative neuromusculoskeletal, behavioural, energy expenditure and exchange and nutritional models
    • GA4:
  4. Demonstrate competency in advanced integrative osteopathic technique.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. Demonstrate advanced clinical reasoning in the osteopathic management of patient presentations in the obstetrical, gynaecological, cardiovascular, genitourinary and gastrointestinal systems
    • GA4:
  6. Demonstrate professional skills in readiness for independent practice
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

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