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Clinical Massage Module 4: General Protocol and Unique Circumstances

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Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   10
Registration Fee:   $159


Objectives
At the end of this course the professional will be able to: 1. Recognize the general massage protocol should not be used on a patient 48 hours before any medical procedure that requires anesthesia. 2. Recognize the muscles of the head and face are highly innervated. 3. Identify position and direction of lymphatic stroking for the face. 4. Recognize the frontalis and occipitalis are one muscle connected by the galea aponeurotica. 5. Identify two joints in the occipital base. 6. Recognize the anterior torso is best addressed before the posterior torso. 7. Identify components of the posterior torso. 8. Recognize massage procedures for the shoulder and appropriate positioning. 9. Recognize massage procedures for the arm and its natural progression. 10. Recognize 3 body parts the massage therapist can use to massage the forearm. 11. Recognize the hip is massaged with the patient in the prone and side-lying positions. 12. Identify 2 muscles that most often cause impingement of the lumbar and sacral plexus. 13. Recognize the thigh can be massaged in all basic positions and often is addressed more than once during a massage. 14. Recognize the length of time for a palliative massage for ill, fragile, preoperative, or postoperative patients. 15. Recognize 4 contraindications to ice. 16. Identify and differentiate between essential oils and recognize if a patient has a bruise, helichrysum should be used. 17. Recognize the position the therapist should place the patient in when beginning to perform a general massage protocol. 18. Recognize that typically palliative care is less specific in focus and less intense for assessment. 19. Recognize the spinal curvature should be assessed first when beginning the low back massage protocol. 20. Identify procedure for assessing for psoas involvement in the low back massage protocol. 21. Identify procedure for assessing the quadratus lumborum involvement in the low back massage protocol. 22. Identify procedure for assessing for shoulder movement during inspiration. 23. Identify procedure for assessing for rib movement during inspiration. 24. Identify procedure for assessing for movement in the upper chest during inspiration. 25. Identify procedure for assessing for rib and sternum springing. 26. Identify procedure for lower rib movement using compression.

Target Audience
Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapists Assistants

Agenda
Chapter 11: General Massage Protocol and Palliative Variation Chapter 12: Unique Circumstances and Adjunct Therapies Appendix: Massage Protocols

Description
Chapter 11: General Massage Protocol and Palliative Variation Chapter 12: Unique Circumstances and Adjunct Therapies Appendix: Massage Protocols

Dates and Locations
 
Purchase Address:   Home-study
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Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM
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