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Introduction to Manual Medicine

Manual medicine and physical activity is a critical building block of good health, but is not emphasized in medical education, especially for the pediatric population

This course will help to close this knowledge gap and assist health care professionals in understanding how, when and what types of manual medicine approaches and interventions might be used in conjunction with conventional therapies to enhance pediatric care.

This course covers a detailed overview and background of manual medicine therapies, and covers the fields of Osteopathy, Craniosacral, Therapeutic Massage, and Chiropractic.

Outcome Objectives

  • Identify patients that could potentially benefit from integrative medicine manual medicine-focused treatment options.
  • Determine which medical conditions have robust supporting evidence for the use of manual medicine-based integrative medicine treatment options.
  • Teach clinicians how to better educate parents and caretakers about manual medicine-based integrative medicine treatment options for their families.

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Course completion provides a maximum of 5.5   AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.