Osteopathy Board of Australia

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Osteopathy Board of Australia
 

Codes and Guidelines

The Osteopathy Board of Australia has developed codes and guidelines to provide guidance to the profession. These also help to clarify our views and expectations on a range of issues.

Policies

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Social media policy PDF (62.2 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014

Codes and guidelines

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Code of conduct PDF (144 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Guidelines for advertising regulated health services PDF (155 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (149 KB) Web page From 17 March 2014
Osteopathy continuing professional development guidelines  PDF (506 KB) Word version 
(108 KB,DOCX) 
From 1 December 2015 
Osteopathy guidelines for clinical records PDF (147 KB)   24 April 2012
Osteopathy guidelines informed consent PDF (133 KB) Word version
(116 KB,DOC)
10 April 2013
Osteopathy guidelines sexual and professional boundaries PDF (120 KB) Word version
(122 KB,DOC)
10 April 2013
Osteopathy framework - pathways for registration of overseas-trained osteopaths PDF (240 KB) Word version
(87.2 KB,DOCX)
1 January 2014

Guidelines for infection control

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Osteopathy guidelines for Infection control PDF (309KB) 19 December 2011
 » NHMRC (2010) Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in health care, Commonwealth of Australia PDF NHMRC web page
 » Infection control: summary of NHMRC guidelines for osteopaths PDF (313 KB)  

Guidelines for supervision

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Osteopathy guidelines for supervision PDF (571 KB) Word version
(170 KB,DOC)
April 2013 (last reviewed April 2015)
 » Osteopathy template for supervised practice plan PDF (167 KB) Word version
(186 KB,DOC)
April 2013 (last reviewed April 2015)
 » Osteopathy agreement for supervision PDF (107 KB) Word version
(132 KB,DOC)
April 2013 (last reviewed April 2015)
 » Osteopathy template supervision report PDF (98.4 KB) Word version
(105 KB,DOC)
April 2013 (revised December 2013)
 » Osteopathy plan for professional development PDF (113 KB) Word version
(113 KB,DOC)
1 December 2015

FAQ and Fact Sheets

For more information, please refer to FAQ and Fact Sheets.

Retired versions

Document PDF Accessible format Date of effect
Code of conduct PDF (452 KB)   To 16 March 2014
Guidelines for advertising of regulated health services PDF (459 KB) To 16 March 2014
Guidelines for mandatory notifications PDF (421 KB) To 16 March 2014
Osteopathy continuing professional development guidelines PDF (557 KB)   To 30 November 2015
 
 
 
Page reviewed 28/06/2016