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Essential Skills

Before taking the Certified Bowen Health Therapist training, all students must either study these four development modules offered by the Bowen College or demonstrate an equivalent level of prior study:

Reboot Your Body

If you are not already a health care professional, your first and best option to become more familiar with Bowen Therapy is our Reboot Your Body 2 Day Workshop.

There are no prerequisites for this course, as it is taught and intended for anyone wishing to sample a taste of BowenFirst. This may be a family member wishing to help another, or someone who is interested in getting into the health care industry.

This class will cover the fundamental autonomic balancing moves for the muscles and the nervous system. This course will be instructive, inspiring, and utterly relaxing.

The Reboot workshop is geared to maximize the Bowen experience. Everyone is Welcome!

Individuals interested in experiencing a technique that is scientifically designed to help you quickly overcome the 7 biggest challenges that are keeping you from a relaxed body and mind, including:

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Lack of vitality

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A slow and broken metabolism

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Inefficient absorption of vital nutrients

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Improper detoxification and elimination

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Repetitive pain cycles

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Hormone imbalances

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Lack of proper and restorative sleep

If you have a current qualification in anatomy and physiology and a qualification as a health care professional such as a massage therapist or chiropractor, you can choose to proceed straight away with Module One or, start with this course as a introduction to Bowen.

Anatomy & Physiology 

This web-based course covers the function of the human body. In each unit you will cover the function, anatomy and some pathology of that system.

The subjects covered include:

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Homeostasis

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Composition of the body

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Tissue

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Skin

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Pain

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Senses

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Endocrine System

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Digestive System

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Respiratory System

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Reproductive System

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Negative & positive feedback systems

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Biochemistry basics

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Energy within the body

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Skeletal system

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Muscles

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Cardiovascular System

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Nervous System

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Lymphatic System

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Urinary System

Acceptable qualifications include ITEC Level 3 A&P, VTCT or similar.

Muscle Anatomy 

This web based anatomy course teaches the function, origin and insertion of the muscles of the body. The focus of the course assists the student with the dynamic understanding of each muscle associated with the Bowen Protocols.

It will cover the origin, insertion and action of the muscles of the body and how to the muscles can be seen in relation to the body contour. This knowledge will assist the therapist in assessing a client’s individual needs in order to alleviate health problems, stress and balance body functions.

The subjects covered include:

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Anatomical position, directional and regional terminology

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Structures of forearm and hand

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Structures of head, neck and face

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Structures of lower leg and foot

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Structures of shoulder and upper arm

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Structures of spine and thorax

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Structures of pelvis and thigh

Acceptable qualifications include ITEC Level 3 A&P, VTCT or similar.

Emergency First Aid at Work

The course covers basic life saving first aid to meet the workplace health and safety regulations. Students will be awarded the recognised Emergency First Aid at Work qualification, valid for 3 years.

This course gives learners the skills to help a casualty who is:

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Unresponsive and breathing

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Unresponsive and not breathing

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Needing resuscitation (CPR)

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Having a seizure

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Fainting

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Choking

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Bleeding (minor and severe)

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Suffering from shock

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Burns

In addition advice is given about: dealing with an emergency ,assessing a casualty,monitoring a casualty where to get help, electrical incidents, accident recording and reporting control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH).

Acceptable transferrable qualifications include a current First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificate.

*Our First aid trainers have achieved more than most! As well as fully qualified training providers, they have been HCPC registered which means they met the government standards for delivering emergency and urgent healthcare to the general public in the pre-hospital arena.