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2018 Osteopathy Conference

Friday, 12 October 2018 to Sunday, 14 October 2018 from 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cairns, Cairns, Australia

 

The 2018 Osteopathy Conference will be held at the Cairns ConventIon Centre in Cairns, Queensland. 

The conference program will encompass plenary and workshop sessions across three days from 12 October - 14 October with a Welcome Reception on the Friday. 14 CPD hours will be available.

For the latest information on the Conference, including program and accommodation / travel options, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you to Cairns this October!

NOTE: ONZ Members must send their full name and email contact to Osteopathy Australia before being able to register at reduced prices

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Friday, 12th October, 2018


1230 - 1330: Registration

1330 - 1430: Conference Opening and Welcome

1430 - 1530: Tristan White (Culture Is Everything: the story of an allied health business that became Australia’s Best Place to Work)

1530 - 1600: Annabel Ranford (Osteopathic thinking in the fourth industrial revolution)

1600 - 1700: Selwyn Griffith (Rehab to Performance: An Athlete Centred Model)

1700 - 1830: Welcome Reception


Saturday, 13th October, 2018

0800 - 0830: Registration

0830 - 0930: Brett Wiener (Caring for the clinician: A framework and model to thrive as a clinician and shield against burnout)

0930 - 1000: Australian Osteopathic Accreditation Council (Topic TBA)

1000 - 1030: Isabelle Baissac (Joint Inflammation)

1030 - 1100: Morning Tea

1100 - 1200: Christie Boucher (The relationship between your professional behaviour and patient complaints)

1200 - 1230: Nick Brasher (Osteopathy in elite sport - breaking down the barriers)

1230 - 1330: Lunch

1330 - 1400: Roger Engel (An indication of current views of Australian general practitioners towards osteopathy)

1400 - 1500: Gary Fryer (Evidence based practice for osteopaths - what it might look like)

1500 - 1530: Afternoon Tea

1530 - 1730: Brendan Goode (Musculoskeletal Sonography Workshop - PRACTICAL OPTION A)

1530 - 1730: Jade Harries (Osteopathy Employment Workshop - PRACTICAL OPTION B)


Sunday, 14th October, 2018


0830 - 0900: Registration

0900 - 1030: Terry Stewart / Heidi Clarke (Osteopathy and exercise physiology: improving functional outcomes - PRACTICAL OPTION A)


0900 - 1030: Tina Maio (Use of technology in everyday osteopathic treatment - PRACTICAL OPTION B)

1030 - 1100: Morning Tea

1100 - 1130: Phil Austin (Exploring the mechanisms and benefits of exercise-induced hypoalgesia in manual healthcare settings)

1130 - 1200: Mitch Smith (Nutrition and Health)

1200 - 1230: Chelsea Luker / Alana Parry (The effect of osteopathic manual therapy on age-dependent lung function)

1230 - 1330: Lunch


1330 - 1400: Donald Hunter (Relationship between shoulder impingement syndrome and thoracic posture)

1400 - 1500: Q&A Panel (Where will the profession be in 20 years?)

1500 - 1530: Closing