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Introduction to Osteopathy

To enable students to describe the historical and philosophical underpinnings of osteopathy and its contemporary positioning within the New Zealand health care system

Course Code BMSH503
Level 5
Credits 15


  • Examine the historical origins and development of osteopathy philosophy and how it informs contemporary New Zealand practice.
  • Analyse the New Zealand Regulatory Framework, legislation and codes of conduct for health care and explain how it influences contemporary health care practice in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
  • Apply academic, information and digital literacy skills to a range of professional communications.

Delivered as part of the following programmes