This course is intended for qualified practitioners who have successfully completed an approved (Osteopathy's Promise to Children, Osteopathic Cranial Academy, or Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation) 40-hour basic cranial course. During this course, topics taught in the basic cranial course will be briefly reviewed, and then expanded upon, including elements such as additional techniques, technique variations, direct and indirect approaches, and examples of clinical applications. Particular attention will be given to in-depth diagnosis and treatment of temporal bone and facial bone restrictions, cranial nerve entrapments, and the use of intra-oral techniques. Other topics include: treatment sequencing approaches, clinical pearls, how to incorporate osteopathic cranial manipulative medicine into clinical practice, practice management ideas, and a research update. Read more.