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Prenatal Massage Module 4
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
Contact Hours: 6
Registration Fee: $78
1. Identify and differentiate between 4 kinds of anemia.
2. Recognize in the early weeks of pregnancy, breast soreness is caused by heightened levels of estrogen and progesterone.
3. Define De Quervain’s syndrome.
4. Recognize signs of preeclampsia and eclampsia.
5. Identify 9 basic manual lymphatic drainage principles for edema of the extremities.
6. Recognize 7 tips to relieve leg cramps and charley horses.
7. Recognize polyhydramnios is often associated with identical twins.
8. Recognize the 4 stages of labor.
9. Identify the 5 P’s of labor.
10. Recognize 23 disadvantages of pain medications.
11. Define crowning.
12. List 5 indicators of placental separation and expulsion.
13. Recognize women should avoid using the Valsalva maneuver for pushing during the second stage of labor.
14. List 7 methods of augmentation for labor induction.
Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapist Assistants.
Chapter 14: Massage for Common Discomforts of Pregnancy
Chapter 15: Multiples
Chapter 16: Physiology of Labor
By Elaine Stillerman, LMT
This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Elaine Stillerman, LMT “Prenatal Massage” ©2008. Authored by a well-known expert on prenatal massage, this comprehensive text helps you understand the intricate physiology of pregnancy so you can confidently apply appropriate massage techniques for each trimester, and throughout labor and postpartum. You'll find clear, colorfully illustrated explanations of a wide range of techniques and procedures, including Swedish massage, acupuncture points, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, and reflexology. Contraindications and precautions are also provided where necessary to help you provide safe and effective care for every client. A companion DVD packaged that enables you to watch demonstrations of techniques is available with the purchase of all mail format bundle packs of 20 contact hours or more.
Dates and Locations
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM