Capabilities for Osteopathic Practice

The capabilities for osteopathic practice have been arranged within 6 domains.  These reflect the model that professional capability is an expression of integrated skills, knowledge and attributes.

The domains are not listed hierarchically or linearly, but are designed to be reviewed as an integrated whole.

  1. Clinical Analysis
  2. Person Oriented Care and Communication
  3. Osteopathic Care and Scope of Practice
  4. Primary Healthcare Responsibilities
  5. Inter-professional Relationships and Behaviour
  6. Professional and Business Activities

Each capability is illustrated by a more detailed description and a list of elements indicating some of the key features of the area concerned.  These elements are further illustrated by a number of criteria.

Please download our pdf for specific details on the domains listed above

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