LismoreSession 2Session 2

Unit description

Enhances the student’s skill and knowledge base in osteopathic diagnosis and technique towards a level required for independent osteopathic practice. This includes critical analysis, management of presentations in the immunological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, obstetrics and genitourinary systems and advanced master classes. 

Unit content

Concepts of advanced osteopathic practice as applied to:

  • The Lymphatic System
  • The autonomic nervous system
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Gastrointestinal System
  • The  Genitourinary  System
  • The  Obstetrics patient
  • The  Gynaecological system

Master Classes in osteopathic management of complex patients.


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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment


Teaching method
Community/Professional placement 6 hours per week (Across the session)
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Practical session 3 hours (12 weeks)
Online mini quiz20%
Logbook critical reflection20%
Exam: practical60%

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information


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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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