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Osteopathic Practice Standards

Please be aware that these are the draft revised standards

B2. You must recognise and work within the limits of your training and competence.

  1. You should use your professional judgement to assess whether you have the training, skills and competence to treat a patient.
  2. If not, you should consider:
    1. Seeking advice or assistance from an appropriate source to support your care for the patient.
    2. Working with other osteopaths and healthcare professionals to secure the most appropriate care for your patient.
    3. Referring the patient to another osteopath or appropriately qualified healthcare professional.
  3. Working within your competence also applies if you work within the fields of education and research.

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