FRANK H. WILLARD – Beyond the face (28/29 MAY 2022)

Lecturer: Dr Frank H. Willard

400.00

Hands-on course with Frank H. Willard.

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BEYOND THE FACE

Exploring the development of the Head and Face from Embryo to Six Years of Age

 

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course addresses osteopaths, physicians, physiotherapists, chiropractors, already trained or in training, and all professionals interested in studying human anatomy and physiology.

 

LANGUAGE

The course is in English with consecutive translation into Italian.

 

COURSE PROGRAMME

The basicranium and the developmental origin of the human head

– The role of the notochord in organizing the head

– The three composite bones – sphenoid, occipital and temporal bones – in forming the basicranium

– Formation of the primitive meninix and its role in forming the dural membranes surrounding the basicranium and the neural tube

– The role of the dural membranes in craniosynostosis and deformational plagiocephaly

 

Early development of the neural tube

– Three vesicle stage

– The five vesicle stage

 

The origin of the face in humans

– Pharyngeal mesenchyme and the six pharyngeal arches

– The special cranial nerves (CN V, VII, IX, X and XI) and the pharyngeal arches

– Pouches and clefts

– Formation of endocrine and immune structures from the pouches

 

Development of the first arch and pouch

– The maxilla and the mandible

– Development of the oral cavity and palate

– Cleft palate

– Development of the Eustachian tube and the auditory system

 

Development of the second, third, fourth and sixth arches

– The hyoid, thyroid cartilage and cricoid cartilage

– Larynx and upper esophagus

Maturation of the Face

– Expansion of the maxilla and angulation of the mandible

– Maturation of the oral cavity and teeth

– Shape changers in the oropharyngeal region

– Maturation of the nasopharynx and voice

– Development of feeding, sucking and swallowing

 

Maturation of the cerebral hemispheres

– Neurogenesis, synaptogenesis and myelination

– Expansion of the prefrontal cortex, lateral cerebellum and pons

– Maturation of language

 

Summary: Evolutionary prospective on the role of the pharyngeal mesenchyme in the development of the human species.

 

 

TIMETABLE

SATURDAY 28th MAY

From 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

SUNDAY 29th MAY

From 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m.

 

COST

The cost of the course is € 400.

 

 

LOCATION

The course will be held at the centre in Via Cardinale Mezzofanti n.13, Milan (Milano Forlanini Railway Station).

We recommend the following facilities for those who need to stay overnight in a hotel.

Additional information

Durata

3 giorni

Sede

Advanced Osteopathy Institute (via Cardinale Mezzofanti 13, Milano)