Abdomen 2 (VM2)

CPD/CPE: 24hrs

Course Accreditation - Click here for more informationATMS: Australian Traditional Medicines Society has approved this course for 24 CPE Points

Full Fee: $1200inc GST. Early Saver price of $990, applies until the 16th April 2022 - Melbourne

Course Description

(Corresponds to former VM1B)

In this four day course, Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 2, participants will expand on the functional anatomy, hand placements and techniques learned in Visceral Manipulation: Abdomen 1 to give them a deeper understanding of the abdominal cavity and its relationship to the cranial, thoracic and pelvic cavities.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, participants will have learned:

  • The deeper structures within the abdominal cavity, focusing on the kidneys, pancreas, spleen, greater omentum, peritoneum, and their connective or suspensory tissues;
  • The concept of restriction planes, mobility and motility;
  • How to begin to incorporate multiple long-lever techniques into clinical VM work;
  • Specific techniques for locating and evaluating each organ, along with the effects and contraindications, learned in a hands-on, lab environment.

Prerequisite: VM1

Required Reading

  • Hard copy version of the Visceral Manipulation II text book by Jean-Pierre Barral, RPT, DO and Pierre Mercier. Available for $90inc GST Plus $15 P/H. Email admin@barralinstitute.com.au or call 0411 488198 to order.
  • Follow link to purchase an EBook version of the Visceral Manipulation II text book.
    Copy and paste this text EBOOK-Visceral Manipulation II into the search option at the top right of the screen and press GO to view the VM2 Ebook. Sold in USD's

Suggested Reading

  • Atlas of Human Anatomy by Frank Netter, MD, and/or
  • A Regional Atlas of the Human Body by Carmine Clemente.
Abdomen 2 (VM2) Course Dates
Date Course (Click link below for Booking Form) Location
May 21-24
(2022)
Abdomen 2 (VM2) The Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne
DrRonMariottiDr. Mariotti started his manual therapy career as a massage therapist focusing mainly on Visceral Manipulation. He began studying with Jean-Pierre Barral, DO, MRO(F), PT in 1992. In 2000, he began leading study groups in Visceral Manipulation in Seattle, Washington and teaching Visceral Manipulation to naturopathic medical students. In 2009 Dr. Mariotti became a Barral certified instructor of VM1, VM2, VM3, VM4, VM5, LT1 and NM1. In 2004, Dr. Mariotti graduated from Bastyr University with a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine. In the US, naturopathic physicians are Licensed Primary Care Providers educated in diagnosis and evaluation of medical disorders using standard conventional diagnostic procedures and functional diagnostic tools focusing on the evaluation of the whole person. After completing an undergraduate degree and completing all pre-med requirements, a naturopathic physician must complete a four to six year post-graduate medical degree as well as undergo basic and clinical science national board licensing exams. Naturopathic physicians are trained in counseling, diet/nutrition, homeopathy, botanical medicine, physical medicine, minor surgery and the use of prescriptive drugs. Dr. Mariotti works out of his Seattle, Washington private practice offering his patients an integrative approach to managing their health utilizing Visceral Manipulation within a naturopathic medical model.Dr. Mariotti has written an article “Melatonin and the Gut” as well as publishing a book “The Naturopathic Approach to Visceral Manipulation, Volume I.” Volume II and III are expected to be published in the next couple years.
Dr. Ron Mariotti Course List
Date Course (Click link below for Booking Form) Location
Sep 3-5
(2022)
Listening Techniques 1: An Integrative Approach to Evaluation (LT) The Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney

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Date/Time 07/10/2017 - 10/10/2017
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