Description
Pathology and Medical Terminology for the Massage Therapist
In this course, students learn the types of diseases that affect each of the major body systems and more specifically the signs and symptoms of selected pathologies and disorders that could prove to be a contraindication to massage therapy. Students will also learn the benefits of an integrative and palliative approach to manage chronic conditions and how to approach treatment planning with this in mind. Students will also gain a foundational understanding of medical terminology, a basic understanding of pharmacology and the possible interactions between medications and massage.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
3
Offering
Course
THERMASS 10537139
Academic Group
Associate Degree
Academic Organization
Health Related Professions
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: Body Structure and Function, 10501153 OR General A & P, 20806206 and Program Plan 315371 or 315371-CA
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring