This 16 Module, 400 hour course has been designed to maximise your learning and integration.
There are both online and face-to-face components. Face-to-face are held in Melbourne.
The focus in each module will be on appropriate functional assessment of development; from a sensory, motor, social, cognitive and language perspective.
Appropriate adjusting protocols, effective environmental stimuli and professional collaboration will also be incorporated. Common issues, management, indications, contraindications, red flags and referral will be included.
Continuing Professional Development
Your responsibility is to fulfil your requirements by completing and keeping the appropriate Continuing Professional Development documentation. Australian requirements can be found at Chiropractic Board of Australia website.
A Certificate of Completion will be issued upon the successful completion of the 400 hour course
Course introduction, anatomy and neurology of the developing brain
Understanding the neonate, and young infant. Attachment, attunement and feeding
Anatomy & physiology of spinal cord, cranial system, ANS, and CNS
Research: How to structure, read and analyze research
Motor development and control. Cerebellum, basal ganglia and movement
Infancy: Plagiocephaly, torticollis, DDH and physical examination
Childhood Age 1-3 years. Brain lateralisation, language, and learning
Understanding the developing spine and extremity system
Childhood age 3-5 years. Learning, developing and making connections
The school-age child, neurological development and learning
The afferent brain model and neuro-sensory integration
Neuro-developmental disorders and special needs children
Communication and collaboration, developing referral and community strength
Food, nutrition, and supplementation, for kids of all abilities
The pre frontal cortex, self-regulation, vagal tone, concussion and Celebration
Tying it all together. Completion Examination: written and practical.
Note: All content will be covered, however the order may be varied to facilitate learning outcomes
The full investment for this 16 Module course is $15,824.00 AUD (2021 prices. 2023 prices to be confirmed)
This will be paid in monthly instalments
The first payment is due at time of application and covers Module 1
(this will be fully refunded if there is not a place available in the program)
Monthly payments will then commence in the following month continue for 15 months
All payments are in Australian dollars
Acceptance into this course is by application only
- Applicants must hold a B.Sc (or equivalent) degree in Chiropractic and be a registered Chiropractor
- Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a clinical interest in paediatric neuromusculoskeletal development.
- You will be advised of the outcome of your application within 14 days
- First module payment is due at time of application
- Upon successful application, a monthly payment schedule will commence and continue for 15 further payments.