Clinical Tutor Training I - July 2017, Italy

AbeO.S. Osteophaty School in cooperation with OsEAN organises the next course on Clinical Tutoring Level I.

The course is given in English and will be translated into Italian.

WHEN July 7th and 8th, 2017 
LOCATION AbeO.S. Osteophaty school -Via G. Falcone, 5 67027 Raiano(AQ)
COST for OsEAN members: €290,00 (code: OSEAN17) / for non-members: € 390,00
REGISTRATION is now open at: until July 7th.
ACCOMMODATION Rooms are available on the school campus or in other local accommodations.
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PARTICIPANTS Maximum 40 participants

Course description

A good osteopath is not necessary a good osteopathy teacher. This 2 day course focusses on the osteopathic teaching skills and has the aim to provide optimal clinical tutor training. The content is based both on clinical tutoring experience, as on osteopathy classroom teaching. The participant is provided with tips & tricks to optimally facilitate the learning process of the student and to become a better tutor & teacher. The content is direct applicable and will make both tutoring and teaching an even better experience. This course has general didactical principles, but focusses on the osteopathic teaching and on what makes osteopathic teaching specific. This course is given by an instructor who is both teacher, osteopathy teacher, clinical tutor and didactically trained. The course strives to be interactive and meet the fears and expectations of the participants.

Aims & Objectives

  • To explore the roles and responsibilities of a clinic tutor
  • To give a brief overview of the key learning theories (behaviourist, cognitivist, humanist and constructivist).
  • To experiment with how to Apply Gagne's Events of Instruction to the learning environment
  • To discuss the differences between teaching and learning, and the conditions favourable for learning.
  • To introduce the concept of hierarchical learning objectives (Bloom, Miller) and the questioning styles that would encourage learning at these levels (didactic, Socratic, heuristic, counselling)
  • To provide examples of the logistic aspect of tutoring and some assessment tools that may be utilized

Learning Outcomes

The candidate should be able to:

  • explain the roles and responsibilities of a clinic tutor
  • to distinguish between the key learning theories and evaluate how these are employed when tutoring;
  • To devise a lesson plan various and evaluate it with regard to the learning theories and hierarchies discussed.
  • To discriminate between different types of questions and justify their use in certain clinical settings
  • To explain the logistics of their own clinical learning environment and to be able to discuss possible positive and negative aspects for learning.

Tutor: Jory Pauwels - MSc. D.O.

Jöry Pauwels was born in Belgium in 1976, studied physiotherapy at the Catholic University of Leuven Belgium and continued with Manual therapy and education in teaching. After that continued at Flanders International College of Osteopathy (FICO), moving on from student, to assistant, to teacher, finally becoming joint principal of FICO. Professionally Jöry is active at FICO, postgraduate courses, his private clinic, the FICO clinic and high end physical sport (osteopath Belgian national rugby and traditional karate team). Apart from working at FICO, Jöry teaches in a number of European countries on short lever manipulation techniques of the spine & peripheral skeleton and on gynaecology & obstetrics. Jöry’s mission for the future is to further the development of osteopathic teaching, the expansion of FICO.

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