Working together to educate healthcare professionals

and advocate for patients

Educate and Advocate Training CPD for os

“I have done several webinars with Zoë, Andrew and Alex in the past few months. They were consistently very well prepared and presented. Great balance between evidence-based knowledge and their own clinical expertise. The information was very relevant, useful and applicable in practice. I highly recommend it!”

We provide high quality education for healthcare professionals while advocating for patients. We particularly focus on training practitioners to recognise conditions that currently have a significant delay to diagnosis for patients.

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The Educate and Advocate Training team were brought together by a common desire to consistently further our own education to provide the best care for our patients and local community. We all have a passion to share our knowledge with other healthcare professionals and assist others in providing consistent, evidence-based practice.

We provide talks to healthcare practitioners as individual events, but we also regularly visit regional groups and clinics to provide in-house CPD. To organise an event for your group or team, please get in contact.


Axial Spondyloarthritis: Manual Therapy Considerations & Exercise Management

Andrew MacMillan, M.Ost PGCME & Zoë Clark, M.Ost ND DO

Wed 21 April 2021, 1900-2030

1.5 hour live webinar with Q&A: £10.00

This talk will:

  • Discuss the role manual therapists can play in helping patients effectively manage their axial SpA symptoms, as part of multi-disciplinary care

  • Review the NICE Guidelines for management of axial SpA

  • Review appropriate hands-on techniques for patients with Axial SpA

  • Explain the role of exercise in managing the symptoms of axial SpA and reducing long-term disease progression

  • Teach attendees how to form a personalised exercise plan for a patient with axial SpA

  • Review the safety considerations for exercising with axial SpA

  • Resources to signpost patients to


Provided: PDF of slides, resources and CPD certificate

Axial Spondyloarthritis: Recognition, Referral & Pharmacological for Manual Therapists

Zoë Clark, M.Ost ND DO

Tues 11 May 2021, 1900-2030

1.5 hour live webinar with Q&A: £10.00

This talk will:

  • Revise the spectrum of axial Spondyloarthritis (including Ankylosing Spondylitis)

  • Myth-bust the common misconceptions of axial SpA

  • Explain how to effectively, regularly and quickly screen for inflammatory back pain in clinic

  • Revise the extra-articular manifestations of axial SpA that can aid clinical reasoning

  • Demonstrate the new RCGP-validated referral template letter for referring patients to their GP for axial SpA screening/diagnosis

  • Understand the NICE Guidance for recognition and referral of axial SpA

  • Review the current pharmacological management of axial SpA


Provided: PDF of slides, resources and CPD certificate

Disclaimer: Zoë speaks as an osteopath, not as a representative or employee of NASS