Programme Open Forum 2021

23rd September
Day 1: Morning                                                           



09:00 – 09:10 Jöry Pauwels DO MSc
OsEAN President
Opening Speech 
09:10 – 09:50

Prof. Paul Vaucher PhD, MSc clinical trials, CAS health rights, DiO

Active communication and shared decision in osteopathic education. read abstract
09:50 – 10:10 Larisa Lasovetskaya MD, DO The Main Osteopathic Principles and Standardization in Osteopathy and Osteopathic Education. read abstract
10:10 – 10:30 Giacomo Consorti DO What makes an osteopathic treatment “effective” in patients’ perspective: a phenomenological qualitative study. read abstract
10:30 – 10:45   Q & A Session
10:45 – 10:55 Marta Braida Presentation: Anatomage

10:55 – 11:10


Coffee break

11:10 – 11:30  Michèle Tarento MD, DO, Senior Lecturer Biotensegrity, a didactic tool for osteopathy. read abstract
11:30 – 11:50 Vincenzo Cozzolino MD, DO Teaching working strategies in embryology. read abstract
11:50 – 12:10

Benjamin Soares
DO, MSc: Pedagogic Master degree
Erwann Jacquot DO, MSc health pedagogy

Elaboration of integrated competency framework: presentation of the folder for the “ teaching job in osteopathy’s school” read abstract
12:10 – 12:30

Erwann Jacquot DO, MSc health pedagogy

Reflexive practice through the use of the portfolio. Perspective for professional development. read abstract

12:30 – 13:00   Q & A Session
13:00 – 14:00   Lunch break

Day 1: Afternoon


14:00 – 15:45
Workshop 1
John Sharkey MSc Fasciategrity-Reasoning, Applying and Integrating fascia science and living tensegrity in support of Osteopathic principles. read abstract
14:00 – 15:45
Workshop 2
Jory Pauwels DO MSc Educational Evolution in relation to Osteopathic Evolution. read abstract
14:00 – 15:45
Workshop 3
Erwann Jacquot DO, MSc health pedagogy
Orella Aylies M.ost
The didactical development of teaching the working principles: the use of reflective practice as a catalyst for osteopathic clinical reasoning. read abstract
15:45 – 16:15   Coffee break
16:15 – 18:00
Workshop 4
Rafael Zegarra-Parodi DO #SPIDI: a novel teaching approach to implement the biopsychosocial model into osteopathic practice. read abstract
16:15 – 18:00
Workshop 5
Marianne Damgaard Jensen MSc BSc (Hons) Ost Med Teaching how and why osteopathic works - using an example of knee pain presentations. read abstract
16:15 – 18:00
Workshop 6
Matteo Turinetto DO, MSc Ost PgCert Edu mROI (MT)
Carmine Castagna
DO, BSc Ost PgCert Edu mROI (CC)
Evolutionary Osteopathy: Is it time to stand upright? read abstract

24th September
Day 2: Morning


09:00 – 09:10 Jöry Pauwels DO MSc
OsEAN President
Opening Topic
09:10 – 09:55 Assoc. Prof. Gary Fryer PhD, BSc(Osteo), ND Teaching the principles of Osteopathy in Modern Context. read abstract
09:55 – 10:20   Q & A Session: Poster Presentations
10:20 – 10:40 Jory Pauwels DO, MSc How to explain & teach the osteopathic principle of the inner physician from a medical accessible point of view. read abstract
10:40 – 11:00 Francois Aubertin DO, MSc The Concept of Neuro-Availability. read abstract
11:00 – 11:10   Q & A Session
11:10 – 11:30   Coffee break
11:30 – 11:50 Jorge Aranda PhD, BSc (Hons) Ost Med, MSc Ped Ost Volunteering as a key element in Osteopathic Education. read abstract
11:50 – 12:10 Paul James Orrock PhD, DO, MAppSc The use of case/problem based learning to meet the challenge of integrating the philosophy and principles of osteopathy into teaching. read abstract
12:10 – 12:30 Mattia Cella BSc Possible effects of cranial approach on the brain activity. read abstract
12:30 – 13:00   Q & A Session
13:00 – 13:10   Van der Leij & Broens - Visceral diagnostics within Europe. read abstract
13:10 – 13.45


Evaluation in discussion in small groups:

Presentations of the speakers
Video presentation


Unique aspects of osteopathic diagnostics
Shared values
How to bridge the differences?
What do you want to add to a central diagnostic system?
What do you taker home for your diagnostic system?

13.45 – 14.00   Central evaluation



Poster Presentations

Irina Egorova MD, DO, PhD
Didactical Development of Teaching Working Principles in Osteopathy. read abstract / see poster
Carolina Lavazza DO, BSc (Hons) Ost, MSc Clinical Trials How learning methodologies can influence reliability of palpation in osteopathic field: a mixed-method study. read abstract / see poster
Laurent Marc DO, MSc A literature review of the benefits and limits of affordable measure devices in biomechanical and biophysics courses -- Perspectives for osteopathic education and research. read abstract / see poster
Stefano Pisa DO, BSc Effect of Jugular Compression (Queckenstedt manoeuvre) on Cranial Movement perception. A pilot study. read abstract / see poster
 Marco Verzella Ft. DO How and why does osteopathy work in the way it does. read abstract / see poster