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Upcoming courses

The Face

Kawai Purapura Retreat, Albany, Auckland, New Zealand

6-7 May 2023

The Face program is to be held in held in New Zealand in 2023. This two-day program is directed by Dr Jill Hedifen (osteopath) who has extensive experience as a practitioner, teaching with SCTFANZ and working with the primary respiratory mechanism. This program will help you to develop the confidence to treat the face with the techniques passed on hand-to-hand by Dr William Sutherland.

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Dr Brian Freeman

coming to The Gold Coast

14th July 2023

Dr Brian Freeman is an anatomist and leading embryologist having spent his career studying the ontogenetic basis of human anatomy. Dr Freeman will present 4 lectures across the day with time for your questions. Morning, afternoon tea and lunch will be provided with the program.

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The Fundamentals

The Gold Coast

15th - 17th July (inclusive) 2023

This three-day program introduces the fundamental concepts for osteopathy in the cranial field (OCF). It is designed to translate these concepts to your practice with the course designed to maximize hands-on-practice. Course directors are Dr Chris Macfarlane and Dr Julie Streckfuss. Tutor to student  ratio is 1:4. The program is supported with a16 hour on-line component with some elements to complete prior to the commencement of the program.

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Programs in planning...

Building on the Fundamentals for later 2023

BLT (both parts) for May and later 2023 - course directors Tink Gee and Brooke Franklin.

The Fundamentals for 2024 - course director Brooke Franklin.

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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.

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