Introduction to Animal Osteopathy
WORKSHOP OFFER – Those who attend this workshop and then enrol in the full Diploma in Canine or Equine Osteopathy with AOI in 2023 or 2024, will have 100% of their workshop fees deducted from the price of the Diploma* 🤩 🤩
*Students who apply for the Diploma programme, must fulfil entry criteria.
Group size: 12 students
Location: Suburb of Athens, Greece.
Dates: 1st and 2nd April 2023
Is the course translated? Yes – by a local assistant
Who can attend? Osteopaths, vets, physiotherapists, vet nurses and other professional therapists.
Can I attend one day only: Yes, but the price is the same, due to the overheads of the workshop.
Will I get to work on animals? Yes, under supervision.
Can I work on animals in clinical practice after the workshop? No, successful training as an Animal Osteopath takes in excess of two-years (part-time) even if you come from a therapeutic background. See our website for more details.
Price: 399€ + VAT if applicable
Will I get a CPD certificate: Yes – you will be issued with a digital attendance certificate if you complete both days. However, this is not a qualification, but rather an introduction to future studies if the student is interested.
Day One – Canine.
Day Two – Equine.
Indicative content of each day (canine and equine):
In this two-day workshop we will explore and touch on the following topics:
Animal behaviour – as relevant to osteopathic treatment
Handling and palpation of animals in a clinical setting
Anatomical surface anatomy
The skeleton – axial and appendicular skeleton
The muscular system – an overview
Gait analysis and key features of movement
Introduction to global and local assessment
Introduction to osteopathic treatment
Clinical and professional considerations when working with animals.
For more information, please send us an email and we will answer any questions you have.