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Clinical Massage Module 6: Categories of Illness and Case Studies

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 5 common causes of back pain. 2. Recognize positions that can indicate disk involvement of the lumbar spine. 3. Identify 6 preventative measures people should take to prevent low back pain. 4. Recognize 3 risk factors for fibromyalgia. 5. Identify 12 common triggers for migraine headaches. 6. Recognize the two most common types of migraine. 7. List 7 warning signs of cancer. 8. Identify 14 symptoms of kidney disease. 9. Identify and differentiate between 3 stages of treatment following a traumatic brain injury. 10. List and differentiate between 4 categories of CP. 11. Identify the 5 stages of sleep. 12. Identify 5 advantages of sterile dressings. 13. Recognize that ideally massage treatment of old scars should be given every other day. 14. Recognize 3 types of contusions. 15. Recognize kidney disease as a contraindication to massage. 16. List 24 complications of kidney disease. 17. Recognize 4 risk factors for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. 18. List 15 common physical side effects of chemotherapy. 19. Identify 12 common symptoms of lupus. 20. Recognize no single test can determine whether a person has lupus. 21. Recognize 7 warning signs of a lupus flare. 22. Identify 6 symptoms of type 1 diabetes. 23. Identify 6 signs of ketoacidosis. 24. Recognize the massage therapist should not massage over injection sites or disturb the insulin pump in patients with diabetes. 25. Identify 10 risk factors for hepatitis C. 26. Recognize that an amputee’s stump typically remains in the compression bandage during a massage session. 27. List 5 side effects of carbamazepine. 28. Identify 4 medical tests done to diagnose a peptic ulcer. 29. Recognize 18 symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. 30. List 7 symptoms during recovery following a CABG surgery.

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

Chapter 17: Common Categories of Illness and Injury and the Clinical Reasoning Process Chapter 18: Case Studies

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