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Modalities for Massage and Bodywork Module 4: Geriatric, Prenatal & Pediatric Massage

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   5
Registration Fee:   $80

At the end of this course the professional will be able to: List 8 most commonly used medications by the elderly in order of use. Recognize 7 characteristics of the CSHA Clinical Fragility Scale. Recognize that to reduce the possibility of fatigue, massage treatment time for elderly clients should be limited to about 30 minutes. Recognize 3 safest client positions for the elderly. Identify and differentiate between 6 behavioral states of the newborn. List 22 potential benefits for preterm and compromised newborns. Recognize eye-to-eye contact works best at 8 to 12 inches. Recognize the typical length of massage for the newborn. Recognize the natural lordotic curve is exaggerated during pregnancy because of hormones. Recognize how to test for pitting edema. Identify 6 benefits of massage. List 10 contraindications of prenatal massage

Target Audience
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massage Therapists, and Athletic Trainers.

This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Elaine Stillerman, LMT “Modalities for Massage and Bodywork” ©2008. Gain a better understanding of the top modalities in massage practice with expert insight and a balanced, user-friendly approach. This current, consistently organized resource distills a wealth of information on 21 popular massage modalities into easy-to-read overviews detailing the essential principles behind each therapy.

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