Osteopath Australia

Osteopath Australia ANZSCO 252112:

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Osteopath Australia ANZSCO 252112:

Description

Diagnoses and treats tissue strains, stresses and dysfunctions which impede normal neural, vascular and biochemical mechanisms, and provides advice on preventing these disorders. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Group: 2521 Chiropractors and Osteopaths

Description

diagnose and treat physiological and mechanical disorders of the locomotor system and tissue strain, stress and dysfunction that impede normal neural, vascular and biochemical mechanisms, and provide advice on preventing these disorders.

Tasks

  • administering a variety of neurological, musculoskeletal and functional tests to identify and assess physical problems and ailments of patients
  • planning and discussing effective management of patients’ dysfunction
  • designing, reviewing, monitoring, assessing and evaluating treatment programs
  • assisting and improving the function of all body systems such as musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine and genitourinary systems
  • recording detailed patient medical histories, treatments delivered and the patients’ responses and progress to treatments
  • referring patients to specialists and liaising with other Health Professionals in relation to patients’ problems, needs and progress
  • educating patients, their partners, family and friends in therapeutic procedures, such as home exercises and lifestyle changes, to enhance patients’ health and wellbeing

Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

  • 252111 Chiropractor
  • 252112 Osteopath