continuing education, physical therapy, occupational therapy -

Printer Friendly Copy

Clinical Massage Module 5: Overview and Treatment of Illness and Injury

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

At the end of this course the professional will be able to: 1. List 7 common risk factors that can lead to illness or injury. 2. Define secondary gain. 3. Identify and differentiate between 4 types of physical trauma. 4. Recognize the average time it takes for a fractured clavicle to heal. 5. Recognize how massage influences breathing in two distinct ways. 6. List 14 muscles that tend to shorten with breathing dysfunction. 7. Recognize 3 common activities that can normalize the inhale to exhale ratio. 8. Identify 19 health conditions related to breathing dysfunction. 9. Define burning pain. 10. Recognize that activated platelets play a role in activating inflammation inside blood vessels. 11. Identify and differentiate between the three phases of a local inflammatory process. 12. Define laparoscopic surgery and its appropriate procedural steps. 13. Recognize massage strategies for surgical patients in the presurgical period. 14. Recognize three modes of actions of medicines in the body. 15. Recognize age-related changes in the gastrointestinal system. 16. Identify 9 risk factors for the development of osteoporosis. 17. List 10 risk factors that can result in an individual developing dementia. 18. Recognize medications approved by the FDA to treat moderate to severe symptoms of AD. 19. Identify when changes in auditory ability occur. 20. Recognize the DSM-IV as the major classification system of the United States to classify mental health disorders. 21. Define somatoform disorders. 22. List 6 symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. 23. Identify 6 disorders caused by an imbalance of brain chemicals. 24. Recognize that not everyone develops PTSD after a traumatic event. 25. Define critical incident. 26. Differentiate between apraxia and dysarthria including muscle involvement. 27. List and identify 12 developmental sequences for babies. 28. Recognize massage strategies for pregnant women. 29. Identify the 5 stages of death and dying. 30. List 13 physical symptoms of grief.

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

Chapter 13: Overview of the Illness and Injury Processes Chapter 14: General Massage Treatment for Predisposing and Perpetuating Factors and Symptom Management Chapter 15: Medical Treatment for Illness and Injury Chapter 16: Population Similarities in Healthcare

By Sandy Fritz, MS NCTMB; Leon Chaitow, ND, DO; and Glenn M. Hymel EdD, LMT This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Sandy Fritz, MS NCTMB; Leon Chaitow, ND, DO; and Glenn M. Hymel EdD, LMT, “Clinical Massage in the Healthcare Setting” ©2008. Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting.

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