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202125feb(feb 25)8:00 am28(feb 28)5:00 pm4-Day Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Introductory Course 20218:00 am - 5:00 pm (28)(GMT+10:00) View in my timeOnline Event Organized By: Australian Academy of Orofacial Myology Discipline:Orofacial Myofunctional TherapyFormat:Conference,In-Person

4-Day Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy Introductory Course - Brisbane

Event Details

Course Overview

This introductory course is essential learning for people who work, or would like to work, with children, adolescents and adults in the field of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy.

Held over four days, this course provides a comprehensive grounding in the core principles and skills of Orofacial Myology.

Upon completion of this course you will be able to identify myofunctional disorders and airways issues, diagnose tongue ties, treat thumbsucking, improve orthodontic outcomes and treat pain and range of motion issues with TMD patients.

Continuing and ongoing professional support is available to participants after completion of every Academy course.

COVID-19 has changed our lives and how we are able to present and deliver our course. This course will be delivered over two weekends, online via Zoom.

The course will be interactive and participants will be able to ask questions, be part of the workshops and therapy sessions.

We are so excited to be able to offer our course online so that you can continue to grow and upgrade your skills professionally.

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Speakers for this event

  • Carla Lejarraga

    Carla Lejarraga

    Mentor

    Carla Lejarraga is a world leading expert in thumb and finger sucking habits of children and passionate about healthy faces and smiles from an early age.

    Mentor

  • Rochelle McPherson

    Rochelle McPherson

    Rochelle is passionate about providing her clients with the best possible health tools to assist them in their journey to total wellness. She offers a unique approach to Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, assisting patients to reach their treatment goals and is committed to advancing Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in Australia through best practice and continuing education. Rochelle is a highly sought after national and international speaker in the field of Orofacial Myology and the effects on growth and development, TMD and airways issues. She believes in a holistic approach. No one body part works in isolation from the other. The muscles of the face, tongue and lips all play important roles in the growth, development and function of the body and are often overlooked. Her special interests include Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders, TMD and Sleep Disordered Breathing and Airways. Rochelle incorporates a team approach with other health professionals to assist in a greater level of health and wellbeing. She runs her Sydney-based Orofacial Myology Practice, OM Health, and is the past President and founding member of the Australian Association of Orofacial Myology. In 1994, Rochelle graduated as a Dental Hygienist. She lectured at the University of Queensland to the Bachelor of Oral Health students between the years of 1998 to 2001. In 2010, Rochelle furthered her post graduate training as an Orofacial Myologist. She went onto further her studies in Orofacial Myology at NEO Health in Orlando, USA in 2011.

    URL https://www.australianacademyoforofacialmyology.com.au/presenters.html

Organizer

Australian Academy of Orofacial Myology0428285275 40 Twinview Terrace IDALIA QLD 4811

Time

25 (Thursday) 8:00 am - 28 (Sunday) 5:00 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time

Location

Online

Price

$2650 inc GST

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