Protecting Patients

protecting patients

The Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences (OCORS) sets requirements for entry to the manual osteopathy profession, registers manual osteopaths in Ontario, & sets standards of practice and guidelines for manual osteopathy professional practice to be applied provincially.

Before being given a provincial certificate of registration to practice as a manual osteopath in Ontario, member must:

  • graduate from an osteopathic school that is accredited by the Council on Manual Osteopathy Education of the International Osteopathic Association,

  • and

  • complete 4200 hours of osteopathic education (with 1000 hours of clinical practice) as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) benchmark report on osteopathic education,

  • and

  • pass board examinations administered by the Ontario College of Osteopathic Rehabilitation Sciences.