The practical will take 4 x 2 day sessions, or can also be taken through an intensive format consisting of 12 days continuous training (including days off for study). The intensive course is particularly suitable for International Students.
In addition you will be required to complete three different individual case studies and provide three treatments to each.
Key areas of learning
- Canine movement
- Loading and stresses both human and canine and how they correlate
- palpation skills and how to treat what you feel
- extensive massage techniques and how and when they are appropriate to be used.
- Understanding adaptive change within the canine body
- Begin to understand different types of dysfunctional muscle tone
- Functional anatomy – how your theoretical learning is presented in the dog
- Working ‘with’ dogs, learn the skills of developing the working relationship
- One to one teaching
- OSCE’s (objective structured clinical examination) – different stations of learning
- Cognitive learning – Use of accurate 3D anatomical models
- Hands-on practice on a variety of dogs
- Slides assessment
- Problem solving
The practical sessions can either be completed in 4 x 2 days
Or intensively – ideal for international students – over twelve days.
The training takes place in are dedicated training rooms in Bolney, West Sussex which is a twenty minute drive south from Gatwick or north of Brighton.