All students enrolled at NAO are prohibited from providing manual osteopathy treatment, advice, or acting in a clinical manner, as it relates to a health profession for which he or she is not licensed or registered in Ontario, with any person inside or outside of NAO unless under the supervision and direction of a clinician. Each student enrolled at NAO is strictly prohibited from practicing and/or holding himself/herself out as an osteopathic manual practitioner. Students are subject to the rules, regulations and policies established from time to time by NAO. The student is subject to the laws, regulations and conduct set out by NAO.

Failure to comply with this regulation may lead to disciplinary action, which may include expulsion or suspension from NAO, and further civil, administrative and/or criminal action being commenced against the offending student. Consent of an individual is not justification for inappropriate conduct by a student. A student or intern with a concern or question regarding the above policy is advised to contact the registrar to ascertain NAO’s position with respect to any potential issue.