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Discover upcoming courses and special events happening in
and around your area by clicking on the links below. 

Upcoming Courses & Events

The British School of Osteopathy (BSO) – CPD Courses and Conferences

Various Dates and Locations
For more information and to register: Please visit – www.bso.ac.uk/postgraduate-cpd/cpd-course-and-conferences

Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 1 Presented by International Alliance of Healthcare Educators

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Dates: August 24-27, 2017

In this course, you will be introduced to the models and concepts of functional biomechanics as viewed from Jean-Pierre Barral’s Visceral Manipulation approach. This method of evaluation and treatment is based on the concept that each of our internal organs rotates on a physiological axis. Focus is on the abdominal cavity and includes the organs, their membranes, ligaments, innervation and their spatial functional interrelationships. You will learn basic manipulations for correcting abnormal motions and stress patterns within this cavity.

Cost: $795 USD

For more information please contact iahe@iahe.com.

**Please note that this course has been approved by the OAO for 24.25 CEUs**

Osteopaths New Zealand 2017 Osteopathic Conference on Pain

Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Date: September 8-10, 2017

International and local presenters will address paediatric/perinatal pain, sports/performance pain and pain science.

For more information, please visit: www.osteopathsnz.co.nz

Osteo-articular Adjustments & Visceral Techniques with Serge Paoletti

Location: Toronto, Canada

Dates: September 28-October 1, 2017

Presented by the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO), Sergio Paloetti will be giving a 4-day course on Osteo-articular Adjustments & Visceral Techniques in Toronto.

This course is open to Active and Affiliate Members of the OAO at a cost of $800 per person. Registration will be opening up shortly. An email will be sent to Active & Affiliate Members of the OAO when registration is open. Spaces in this course are limited.

***This course has been endorsed by the OAO. Active & Affiliate OAO Members will be eligible for 30 CEUs.***

Cranial and Upper Quadrant Fascial Chains presented by: Anne Hartley

Location: Sheridan College Davis Campus Brampton, Ontario

Dates: October 21-22, 2017

A dynamic hands-on manual course designed for the therapist who wants to learn the fascial chains of the cranium and upper quadrant. The anatomy of the fascial chains and where they run will be studied. Techniques to help mobilize these fascial chains and regain range of motion in the joints, muscles and connective tissue will be demonstrated and done in partners.

Cost: Early bird (30 days before course) $580 plus $75.40HST = $655.40. After Oct. 11, 2017 $600 plus $78HST = $678.00.

Please contact kirstymckenzie@annehartleyagency.com 289-259-4220.

**This course has been endorsed by the OAO. Active and Affiliate OAO Members will receive 13 CEUs.***

Intro to Cranial Work and TMJ Assessment and Rehab Workshop

Location: Sheridan College Davis Campus Brampton, Ontario

Dates: November 11-12, 2017

A dynamic hands-on manual course designed for the therapist who want to learn cranial techniques and manual skills to assess and treat the temporomandibular joint. An introduction to cranial assessment and treatment will be done day one. The next day will include the assessment of the TMJ, including the anatomy, mechanics and trigger points and dysfunctions. A treatment protocol will be developed and manual correction for the joint, muscle and fascia. Techniques will be demonstrated and the manual skills will be performed in partners.

Cost: Early bird (30 days before course) $580 plus $75.40HST = $655.40. After Oct. 11, 2017 $600 plus $78HST = $678.00.

Please contact kirstymckenzie@annehartleyagency.com 289-259-4220.

**This course has been endorsed by the OAO. Active and Affiliate OAO Members will receive 13 CEUs.***

Best Practices in Concussion Management

Location: Linamar, The Centre, 700 Woodlawn Rd., Guelph, ON

Dates: November 24, 25, 26 2017

Do you see concussion patients in your practice? Are you interested in getting informed and learning the most up-to-date and evidence-based clinical management and rehabilitation strategies? Register now for our “Best Practices in Concussion Management.”

This course offers a comprehensive overview of evidence-based concussion assessment procedures, rehabilitation methods, baseline testing and return-to-play considerations. We offer concise literature reviews on topics such as acute concussion pathophysiology, post-concussion syndrome, rest and activity post-concussion and offer strategies for building individualized return to learn and return to work programs. We utilize a multidisciplinary speaking panel and offer information geared to rehabilitation and medical professionals regarding best practice management for concussion.

For more information, please email concussion@theshift.ca

Open Forum for Osteopathic Education Conference - Call for submissions on TEACHING OSTEOPATHIC DIAGNOSTICS

Location: Lyon, France
Due Date: December 31, 2017

Osteopathic diagnostics is a major part of osteopathic education, but even now many schools are struggling to get a grip on clinical reasoning, reliability, osteopathic approach, etc.

In October 2018 OsEAN is holding the sixth “Open Forum for Osteopathic Education” conference. The topic will be “Teaching Osteopathic Diagnostics”, featuring presentations and workshops in this important area. The conference will be held from 18th – 19th October 2018 in Lyon, France.

We would like to invite you to submit a paper, before Sunday, 31st December 2017, for a platform or poster presentation or a short workshop in one of the following areas:

Teaching and assessing
•Clinical reasoning within the Osteopathic Education.
•What do we use as protocols for clinical examinations of patients?
•Communicating the challenge of miscalculations in diagnosis
•Educational strategies in osteopathic diagnostics.
•Teaching feedback and evaluation in our approaches in the osteopathic clinic.
•Teaching diagnostic strategies, such as: ◦Induction
◦Deduction
◦Pattern recognition

•Inter- and intra-reliability in research teaching.
•Problem Based learning in osteopathic education
•Standardizing the osteopathic practical examination
•Teaching Red & yellow flags
•Teaching Phenomenology in diagnostics

Please use the Submission Form on the OsEAN-website at http://www.osean.com/index.php/events/open-forum-conference/2018-teaching-osteopathic-diagnostics/call-for-papers to send in your abstract.

Open Forum for Osteopathic Education Conference

Location: Lyon, France
Dates: October 18-19, 2018

Osteopathic diagnostics is a major part of osteopathic education, but even now many schools are struggling to get a grip on clinical reasoning, reliability, osteopathic approach, etc.

In October 2018 OsEAN is holding the sixth “Open Forum for Osteopathic Education” conference. The topic will be “Teaching Osteopathic Diagnostics”, featuring presentations and workshops in this important area. The conference will be held from 18th – 19th October 2018 in Lyon, France.

We would like to invite you to submit a paper, before Sunday, 31st December 2017, for a platform or poster presentation or a short workshop in one of the following areas:

Teaching and assessing

Clinical reasoning within the Osteopathic Education.
What do we use as protocols for clinical examinations of patients?
Communicating the challenge of miscalculations in diagnosis
Educational strategies in osteopathic diagnostics.
Teaching feedback and evaluation in our approaches in the osteopathic clinic.
Teaching diagnostic strategies, such as:
Induction
Deduction
Pattern recognition
Inter- and intra-reliability in research teaching.
Problem Based learning in osteopathic education
Standardizing the osteopathic practical examination
Teaching Red & yellow flags
Teaching Phenomenology in diagnostics
Please use the Submission Form on the OsEAN-website at
: http://www.osean.com/index.php/events/open-forum-conference/2018-teaching-osteopathic-diagnostics/ to send your abstracr.