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K-Taping as a Clinical Adjunct

Date:             Sunday 24 March 2019
Venue:         BCOM, Lief House
Cost:             £140,  Students £100
Duration:   One Day
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This is a highly practical course and will explain the use of K-Tape in the clinical environment. Techniques covered will include upper and lower limbs back, neck and shoulder.

The learning outcomes would be:

  • To gain an understanding of the reasons why tape is used in clinic (introductory talk).
  • To gain the ability to differentiate between different types of tape, when and why one tape is used over another.
  • To understand the use of taping supplies (adjuncts to taping such as scissors, adhesives, tape remover etc.).
  • To practice a number of K-taping techniques on a variety of body areas applicable to the clinical environment.

The CPD will be delivered by Tom Hewetson, BSc Ost Med, ND, DO, MSc, Clinic Tutor and senior Lecturer at BCOM, and Mr Barry Kleinberg B.Ost. Med. MSc ND DO BA (Hons) Clinic tutor and techniques lecturer at BCOM and is a senior teaching Fellow at UCO (BSO)

A CPD certificate for 7 hours will be issued on completion of the course.

  • Programme
    • 09.00 - 09.30   Registration

      09.30 - 11.00   Introduction to Taping as a Clinical Adjunct
                                       Demonstration of different types of tape and techniques

      11.00 - 11.15   Break

      11.15 - 13.00   Taping the back and neck

      13.00 - 13.45   Lunch Break

      13.45 - 15.15   Taping the upper limb

      15.15 - 15.30   Break

      15.30 - 17.00   Taping the lower limb

      Refreshments will be provided but not lunch.

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  • CPD at BCOM
    • Continuing Professional Development courses at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine offer diverse and cutting-edge subject matter.

      • Great location - BCOM is ideally located in Hampstead, North London. Central London and the West End are less than 15 minutes away by tube or bus.
      • Highly experienced staff including those with MD and PhD qualifications.
      • Osteopathic events of real value to those in practice, consolidating and moving forward your knowledge.
      • Founder of ICAOR and the Conversion Course – BCOM understands what osteopaths want.


      • BCOM has some of the best learning facilities within the osteopathic sector.
      • Two research suites containing a range of state-or-the-art equipment.
      • Human Performance Laboratory and Hydrotherapy Suite.
      • 120-seat interactive, climate-controlled lecture space.
      • Wheelchair access and an induction hearing loop are provided.
      • Practical sessions in one of two 70-capacity air-conditioned practical teaching rooms.
      • Free parking (prior arrangement essential).


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