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Venue TBA New Zealand
6-7 May 2023
The Face program is to be held in held in New Zealand in 2023. Develop the confidence to treat the face with the techniques passed on hand-to-hand by Dr William Sutherland.
Introduction to OCF
2nd December 2022
This program is designed for students in the final years of their study and first year out graduates. Learn about Osteopathy in the Cranial Field (OCF) and add this approach to your patients to your tool box. In addition develop your palpatory skills - the basis of all osteopathic manual techniques. It is run back-to-back this year with Dr Sutherland's Approach to the Body (introduction to BLT).
Introduction to Dr Sutherland's Approach to the Body (introduction to BLT)
3rd December 2022
This program is designed for students in the final years of their study and first year out graduates. Learn about OCF for the whole body with Balanced Ligamentous Tension (BLT) techniques as developed by Dr Sutherland.These techniques will add to your approach to your patients. In addition develop your palpatory skills - the basis of all osteopathic manual techniques. It is run back-to-back this year with Introduction to OCF.
Programs in planning...
Building on the Fundamentals for Feb 2023
BLT (both parts) for 2023 - course directors Tink Gee and Brooke Franklin.
The Fundamentals for 2023 will be held in Queensland. Course directors Chris Macfarlane and Julie Streckfuss.
A/Prof Brian Freeman - Queensland in July 2023.
The Fundamentals for 2024 - course director Brooke Franklin.
Our approach to learning
Our courses are designed from start to finish with the goal of maximising your learning outcomes and encouraging self-reflective practice. We are passionate about progressing the palpation of every person who attends our courses. We do this by engaging tutors who have completed our tailored Assistant Tutor Program, and ensuring the ratio of the tutor to the practitioner remains very high, in almost all cases it is 1:4 or 1:6 ratio (meaning one practitioner is monitoring only 2 or 3 students at a time during practical sessions which allows very personal feedback)
This approach is evident in our high tutor to student ratios, enabling us to tailor the learning journey to your capabilities and strengths. Many of our in-person courses include times where you experience the treatment and times where you give the treatment.
From checklists and templates you can use in your practice, to detailed lecture notes - you'll come away with all the tools you need to put your learning in action.