Did you know that there is a worldwide shortage of Osteopaths who are trained to treat effectively treat Pediatric Osteopathic Dysfunctions?
By specializing, you can build your patient list and fulfill your CEU/ CPD requirements by focusing your practice on the fascinating, satisfying, and emerging field of PEDIATRIC OSTEOPATHY.
About this course:
This course is part of our Pediatric Osteopathy Masters Certification Program. It can be taken as part of the Masters Program or alone if you wish to learn about the important aspects of Cranial Osteopathy in newborns, including the Mechanics of the Birthing Process, Pediatric Cranial Dysfunctions, Torticolis, and Cranial Moulding Protocols. The detailed course curriculum can be found lower down on this page. The course also includes three full length pre-recorded Webinars, practice assignments, and case studies. This course is worth 35 hours of CEU/CPDs.
This course contains four main modules and associated webinars:
1. The Mechanics of the Birthing Process
2. Pediatric Cranial Dysfunctions
3. Congenital Torticolis
4. Cranial Moulding Treatment Protocols
Since this course is self-paced, you will be able to access the modules, demonstration videos, and webinars at any time and learn at our own pace. Once you have completed the course, you can still log in and review the course material for one full year.
Your learning experience includes audio lessons, lesson handouts that you can download and print, video demonstrations of individual techniques and complete Treatment Protocols for each condition.
In addition to the audio lessons and video demonstrations, you will also practice some hands-on assignments and use the protocol sheets provided to write your notes and submit them to earn your CEUs/CPDs.
Interesting and relevant case studies are also provided and are part of your homework.
This multi-format learning style allows you to truly integrate what you have learned in the audio and video lessons.
Homework Practice Sheets, Assessment Forms, and Step-by-Step Treatment Protocols are all provided.
Because of the hands-on aspect of this course, you need to have access to infants an newborns within your practice or within your community if you are just starting in Pediatrics.
The Workbook which has undergone a complete revision in 2021. You will have access to portions of the Workbook provided to you in each corresponding module that you can download and print for future reference in years to come.
All of our Pediatric Osteopathy courses are more advanced online courses and are designed for fully trained and experienced Osteopaths. Enrollment in this program requires competency in the classical (Sutherland) biomechanical model of Cranial Osteopathy. Energetic style courses such as Uppledger CranioSacral or Biodynamics alone are not sufficient.
If you are not a classically trained Cranial Osteopath, you can concurrently enroll in our Cranial Osteopathy online course Fundamentals of Cranial Osteopathy, which is a self paced course. Click here to visit that course page. You can also read further about this pre-requisite in the Frequently Asked Questions section of our Pediatric Osteopathy Certification Program. click here.
If you have already had a thorough training in Cranial Osteopathy through a three to five year Osteopathy diploma program, and believe that you should be exempt from this pre-requisite, please email our Educational Director at email@example.com.
If you are an Allied Healthcare Practitioner such as a Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Athletic Therapist with a focus on Pediatrics, you must also have training in classical Cranial Osteopathy. Enrolled students will be asked to provide proof of completed training for this important pre-requisite.
Option for non -qualified Practitioners to take our Cranial Osteopathy online course concurrently
Practitioners who wish to enroll in this course and do not meet the pre-requisite requirements in Cranial Osteopathy can concurrently enroll in our course Fundamentals of Cranial Osteopathy.
Why study online with us?
Your Instructor and Author of this course is a female Osteopath who, over the last fifteen years, has had the privilege of assisting hundreds of pregnant women and their children to overcome many of the dysfunctions that you will find in an Osteopathic Clinic. She has taught this course many times live to Osteopaths and is known for having a engaging, yet knowledgeable teaching style. Her fondness for mentoring Osteopaths become adept and sensitive to the needs of Pregnant Moms and their Children is communicated throughout the entire course.
What you will need:
1) You will need to purchase a soft, pliable doll (like the one in the video shown above) to practice the individual techniques on.
2) You will need to recruit some volunteer Birthmothers and their Infants for you to be able to do your hands-on practice assignments.
3) You will also need access to a printer.
If your goal is to complete the Pediatric Osteopathiy Certification Program with us, you should complete this Part 1 course first, and submit your homework assignments. You can then enroll in any of the other courses in this series.
DO YOU HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTION ABOUT THIS COURSE? EMAIL US AT CEOSTEOPATHY@GMAIL.COM