Communication and consent

What you need to do

Effective communication and shared decision-making are the foundations of a good therapeutic relationship between osteopath and patient.

During the three-year cycle, you must undertake CPD in communication and consent to keep your knowledge and skills up to date in this fundamentally important area of practice.

A wide range of learning resources exist: the following are offered as suggestions:

You can use these resources on your own to develop your knowledge and understanding, or use them as the basis for group discussion with colleagues.

Communicating benefit and risk