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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|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||Creativity|
|2||explain how osteopathic principles shape diagnosis and treatment||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|3||demonstrate and explain basic osteopathic diagnosis||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate and explain soft tissue, myofascial and positional release techniques||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate and reflect upon safe and competent patient handling skills||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||apply the knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy to palpation.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2016 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.