Paediatrics Advanced and Extended Practice Recognition

Find out how you could become a recognised pediatrics osteopath.

An Osteopathy Australia titled ‘Paediatric Osteopath’ is an osteopath who can demonstrate long-term commitment to sustained practice in paediatrics through continued educational obtainment and in clinical practice.

They will have proven knowledge and skills in all areas of paediatrics including but not limited to:

  • Knowledge in the assessment and management of complex neuromusculoskeletal paediatric presentations,
  • Knowledge in neuromusculoskeletal conditions and stage appropriate lifestyle advice, rehabilitation, and exercise protocols
  • Demonstrate sound clinical reasoning in the formulation of paediatric management plans, setting realistic, appropriate goals and expectations.

Titled Osteopaths have completed extensive further study and proven work experience in their field and have been independently assessed to meet the required standard.

For a comprehensive list of expected knowledge, capabilities, and skills that an Advanced Paediatrics Osteopath will hold, please see the Quality Practice Framework.

Advanced Practice Application Process

Extended Practice Application Process

Recredentialing Process