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Therapeutic Massage 


The curriculum for students enrolled in the Therapeutic Massage Course shall consist of six hundred (600) clock hours of Technical Instruction and Practical Training in the art of therapeutic massage techniques. Technical instruction means instruction by demonstration, lecture, classroom participation, or examination. Practical Training shall mean the actual performance by the student massage technician of all techniques and principals on other students or subjects.

(CIP Code 51.3501 SOC Code 39-9011.00)
    Theory Practical
1 Health and safety /hazardous Substances (Shall include training in chemicals and health establishments, materials safety data sheets, protection from hazardous chemicals and preventing chemical injuries, health and safety laws and agencies, ergonomics, communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS and HEPATITIS B. 015  
2 Disinfection and Sanitation (shall include procedures to protect the health and safety of the consumers as well as the technician. The ten required minimum operations shall entail performing all necessary functions for disinfecting instruments and equipment as specified Disinfection should be emphasize throughout the entire training period and must be performed before use of all instruments and equipment. 010 005
3  History, anatomy, and physiology. 010  
4 Ethics Nutrition Principles &  Techniques 015  
5 The Body’s Muscles & Nerves 010  
6 Trigger points / Deep Tissue Therapy 010  
7 Other systems of massage 005  
8 Basics of the traditional massage 010 020
9 Basics of Swedish massage 010 025
10 American  Techniques 010 025
11 Basic Shiatsu /16 Movements 020 075
12 Aroma Therapy 005 005
13 Patterns of Ki 015 035
14 The Front, Back and Side Channels 015 025
15 Introduction to systems Massages 010 010
16 Sport Massage, Study of pre-post event Massage, Training Massage, injury care, nerve innovation, range Of motion, structural kinesiology, muscle testing and PNF stretching 055 100
17 Introduction to Holistic Theory 015  
18  Business practices; setting up massage business 025 010
  Total Hours 265 335

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