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Description of Courses
** History/Fundamental of Massage (50 hours)
Explores the history and origin of Massage Therapy throughout history. Traces the roots and principle involved in its earliest form. Eastern and Western Massage Therapy is defined.
** Anatomy/ Physiology (50 hours)
Comprehensive study providing the knowledge of major body function, focusing on muscular skeletal systems, which relate to massage, health, pathology, and healing.
** Professional Ethics and Practice (25 hours)
The importance in professionalism, ethics, and conduct.
Ways to avoid negative marketing and demonstrate positive ethical and professional behavior to effectively conduct Massage therapy techniques.
** Sterilization and Sanitation (30 hours)
Cleanliness, disinfecting, and sterilization are addressed.
** CPR/Basic First Aid (15 hours)
The preparation of an emergency situation when working as a Massage therapist.
** Overview Physical Therapy (30 hours)
Optimizing physical functions, that deal with Massage Therapy.
Movement disorders, symptoms, and process impairment is assessed. Analyze ad solve situations of one's anatomical structure.
** Massage Technique I (75 hours) – Prerequisite CPR/BFA (75 hours)
Utilizing Basic techniques of manipulating the soft tissue of the body.
This course is a combination of lecture and lab, which will allow students to define their own basic styles of massage. Student will learn different finger techniques to enhance the therapeutic procedure.