Module B2 - Clinical Tutor Training II

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COST for OsEAN members: €290,00 / for non-members: € 390,00
LANGUAGE English (with translation to Russian)
Module B1 - Clinical Tutor Training I

This course is the second part of the Clinical Tutor Training which 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.

Aims & Objectives

  • Review learning theories (from B1) and explore these in greater depth.
  • Explore the concept of scaffolding in the clinical environment with reference to its historical roots.
  • To introduce and implement the concepts of individual differences (learning styles, cultural, personal) and how these might influence the teaching styles applied.
  • Expand on the issues of teaching the mature individual.
  • Utilize role play of the clinical learning environment to reify the concepts discussed in the modules. Role-play 4 step approach.
  • Provide and apply a self-evaluation tool.

Learning Outcomes

The candidate should be able to:

  • To differentiate between differing learning styles and justify their choice of teaching styles/methods with reference to these.
  • To demonstrate an awareness of ethical and cultural considerations.
  • Through role play demonstrate a synthesis integration and application of the concepts taught in modules 1 and 2.
  • Analyze and critically evaluate the clinical shadowing from an ‘educational’ perspective.
  • Tackle problems during tutoring, from different perspectives.
  • Apply ‘PRICELESS’ concept.

Teaching methods

  • Theoretical lecture aided by PowerPoint Presentations
  • In Group Discussions, role play and video.
  • Practical and theoretical Workshops
  • Handouts


Reflective Journal - 2000 Words
Deadline for submission: 3 months after completion of shadowing

Module Leader

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.