Osteopathic physicians must demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate their methods of clinical practice, integrate evidence-based medicine into patient care, show an understanding of research methods and focus on the patient centred view of Osteopathy.
Osteopathic physicians must be able to demonstrate:
6.1. an ability to critically evaluate research and other findings concerning the efficacy and application of osteopathic interventions and the therapeutic claims of other healthcare disciplines,
6.2. an ability to develop a “human based medicine” which looks for both, an evidence informed and patient centred medicine,
6.3. an ability to integrate and respond to information, data and body reactions acquired by verbal and non-verbal means,
6.4. an ability to make complete, legible and accurate records of the outcomes of the patient evaluation, the treatment and the follow up.