Center for Continuing Education of Osteopathy 

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The accompanying Workbook is provided to participants in the live Workshops only.  

The accompanying Workbook is a 40 page manual  containing detailed explanations and step-by-step treatment protocols, you will come away with a solid understanding of the most common osteopathic dysfunctions found in clinical settings.


 Treating the Obstetrical Patient  Throughout all the Stages of Pregnancy 

If you are interested in expanding your practice to focus on Women's health, this Obstetrics seminar is for you.  

DAY 1:   Understanding The Obstetrical Patient 


                            Osteopathic Changes within the Body during Pregnancy 

Overview of Physical Symptoms during Pregnancy 

1st Trimester The Initial Stage 0 – 12 weeks 

Osteopathic Assessment Protocols during the Initial Stage 

Postural Assessment Chart 

2nd trimester - The Structural Stage - 12 – 28 weeks 

Patterns of Myofascial De-compensation during the Structural Stage 

Osteopathic Treatment Protocols during the Structural Stage 

 Physiological Changes to a Lymphatic System during Obstetrics  Osteopathic Diaphragms’ Dysfunctions in Obstetrics 

The Role of the Sympathetic/Parasympathetic System in Lymph Congestion 

 Common symptoms of Lymph Congestion during Pregnancy 


 

                                              

DAY 2 :  Treating the Obstetrical Patient Throughout
all the Stages of Pregnancy


                         Osteopathic Treatment Protocols during Stages of Pregnancy                                               Physiological Changes in Lymphatic System during pregnancy                   

 Understanding the Congestive Stage : 3rd Trimester   28 – 36 weeks

                           Osteopathic Treatment Protocol for the Congestive Stage

                    Understanding the 4th Trimester -  Preparatory Stage - 36 weeks till delivery 

                                Osteopathic Treatment Protocol for the Preparatory Stage

                  Understanding the Post Partum Stage of Pregnancy - Delivery to 6 weeks 

                                Osteopathic treatment Protocol for PostPartum Patients

                     

 

Feedback on the online course:


" Well done on a fantastic start to the Obstetrical Patient online course. So far it has been very easy to progress through the different s"tages. The content so far has been relevant to clinical practice, and I look forward to more detail when we start to look into each of the trimesters in coming weeks.




Treating Infertility and Female Pelvic Complaints: 


An Advanced Cranial & Sacral Approach

Day 1: Treating Female Infertility with Cranial Osteopathy


In this Seminar we will review the Causes of infertility, the Psychic Stresses that contribute to Infertility and the limits of osteopathic treatment . An Overview of functional anatomy of the pelvis , the Anatomy of the Cranio-Sacral system , and the Sacrum and its Four Quadrants will be taught. You will learn how to identify Cranio – Sacral Dysfunctional Patterns in Infertility including Side bending Rotations, Torsions and Shears/Strains, Compaction or Endo-Cranial Spasm . You will have a chance to participate in Demonstrations of Treatment Protocols for Classic Infertility Patterns including Compaction due to Trauma and Cranio – Sacral Torsion.

Day 2: Treating Female Pelvic Complaints


In this Seminar you will learn the Functional Anatomy of the Uro-Genital System in Women and how the Female Pelvic Cavity is comparable to a Box with Four Sides. We will review the Importance of the Bladder & Perineum Urinary Incontinence from an Osteopathic Mechanical perspective, Uterus Displacement and the Indications for Visceral Manipulation in Urinary Incontinence. You will learn how to test for and treat Bladder & Uterus Dysfunctions. We will then review the Symptoms Profile and Treatment Options of Urinary track infections (UTIs) and how to release the Associated Spinal Reflex Areas with Gentle Osteopathic Mobilizations. Finally, we will review Dysmenorrhea (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome), how to identify the Classic Mechanical Symptom Profile within the Pelvis and Sacrum. Demonstrations of Osteopathic Treatment Protocols will be demonstrated and Practiced for treating Dysmenorrhea using an Osteopathic Approach.





Doula, Midwives & Lactation Consultants Workshops

 WORKSHOP PART I - ENGLISH PRESENTATION


BETTER LATE THAN NEVER? NO!

 IDENTIFYING DYSFUNCTIONAL BIRTH TRAUMA IMMEDIATELY 

AFTER DELIVERY 


Topics we will review together:

- The various traumatic impacts that can occur to a newborn during delivery and in utero

- An overview of the birthing process according to mechanical principles

- Why a delay in identifying dysfunctions at birth can contribute to developmental delays

- Examples of dysfonctions will be reviewed

- Cranial, thoracic, orthopedic and digestive dysfunctions

- A technical workbook will be included



WORKSHOP PART II


HOW TO PERFORM A GLOBAL PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT OF A NEWBORN


Topics we will review together:

  • The advantages of learning this approach and incorporating it into your doula services
  • Reassure your client that any potential mechanical dysfunctions are being monitored
  • Become a Liaison between your client and various allied healthcare professionals who can help
  • Why identifying and referring is an ethical responsiblity, not just a belief
  • A demonstration by the Osteopath Instructor will be performed
  • Group practice with dolls of various anatomical ages
  • A technical manual is included with step by step instructions


About Your Instructor :

Maureen Maher, BA(Psych), DO(Qc) had been an Osteopath for fifteen years. Throughout her career, she has treated pregnant women throughout the various stages of pregnancy, as well as newborns from four days to four years old, in various places throughout the world. She teaches continuing education courses and workshops for Osteopath, Manual Therapists, and various alllied health care professionals on the subjects of pregnancy and paediatrics, among other subjects. She is the Founder and Educational Director of the Centre for Continuing Education of Osteopathy. Her practice is located in Cot St Luc, Quebec. She can be reached by email at [email protected] by on her mobile phone 647 967 6355 or visit her website www.osteomaureen.webs.com

ATELIER POUR CONSULTANTES EN LACTATION Partie I


MIEUX VAUT TARD QUE JAMAIS? NON!

COMMENT IDENTIFIER LES DYSFONCTIONS DE NAISSANCE IMMEDIATEMENT APRÈS L’ACOUCHEMENT


Sujets a reviser ensemble :

- Les diverses impactes traumatisante chez les nouveaux nées durant l’accouchement

- Un survol du mécanisme de l’accouchement selon les principes mécaniques

- Pourquoi un délai à identifier les dysfonctions peut affecter le développement du nourrisson

- Des exemples de dysfonctions relies a l’alaitement seront présentés

- Dysfonctions craniennes, thoracique, et digestive

- Un cahier technique est compris



ATELIER POUR CONSULTANTES EN LACTATION Partie II


Mettez vos mains à la pate!

Apprendre a faire une évaluation physique globale d’un nourrisson


Sujets a reviser ensemble :

  • Les avantages d’apprendre cette approche et de l’incorporer parmi vos services
  • Assurer votre cliente que la possibilité de dysfonctions mécanique soit bien surveillé
  • Faire le lien entre votre cliente et les professionnelles alliées qui peuvent aider
  • Pourquoi référer est une responsabilité éthique et non une philosophie
  • Demonstration par conférencière Ostéopathe
  • Pratic-pratique de groupe avec poupées
  • Un cahier technique est compris contenant les étapes du protocol



A propose de votre Conférencière :

Maureen Maher, BA(Psych), DO(Qc) est Ostéopathe depuis quinze ans. Au courant de sa carrière, elle a soigné des femmes au courant des divers stades de la grossesse ainsi que des nouveaux nées, et ceci a travers le monde. Elle enseigne des cours de formation continue pour Ostéopathes, Thérapeutes Manuel, et professionnelles de la sante alliée sur le sujet de Grossesse et Pédiatrie, entre autre. Elle est la Fondateur et Directrice du Centre for Continuing Education of Osteopathy. Elle pratique a Cote St Luc. Vous pouvez la rejoindre par courriel a [email protected] ou par cellulaire 647 967 6355 ou visitez son site web www.osteomaureen.webs.com