Vermont Massage Therapy Full CE Requirement 24-Hour Package
Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Comprehensive Guide for Massage Therapists 1About the Course:
This course provides a comprehensive overview of carpal tunnel syndrome for massage therapists. This overview allows the reader to gain greater knowledge of anatomy, perspectives on how carpal tunnel syndrome affects individuals, as well as specific bodywork methods to alleviate classic symptoms of the condition.
- Ethics for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 3About the Course
This course emphasizes the principles and standards of ethical practice for massage therapy and bodywork, and ethical issues that impact the professional in daily practice. The course includes steps to identify potential ethical conflicts, and strategies for ethical decision-making to avoid and resolve ethical issues before they become problematic. The components of informed consent, documentation and records maintenance, establishing boundaries, and collaboration with supervisors and colleagues for integrated healthcare, are detailed based on ethical standards of best practice.
- Introduction to Marketing for Massage Therapists 4About the Course:
To succeed in business, massage therapists must attract and retain a growing base of satisfied clients. This course will explore the components of marketing, list the benefits of competitor analysis, and discuss promotional strategies designed to help you grow your business.
- Introduction to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for Massage Therapists 1About the Course:
This course will discuss Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and is designed to increase your awareness about this condition. Since touch can reactivate trauma, you should be aware that the condition exists and there are particular methods of massage therapy that address the special circumstances of individuals with PTSD. The course will provide information about how to identify PTSD and list several modalities that combine bodywork and psychotherapy.
- Massage Therapy and the Stress Epidemic 1About the Course:
The purpose of this course is to discuss the positive role professional massage therapy can play in the stress epidemic in our modern culture. We will examine the negative physiological and biochemical processes that occur in the body under stress and counterpoint them with the beneficial processes that occur in the body during massage. We will also look at the cultural symptoms that contribute to our collective stress and discuss the statistics that qualify stress as a national epidemic.
- Massage Therapy for Sports Injuries 4About the Course
This course is designed to familiarize massage therapists with the techniques most commonly used to treat sports injuries, the general terminology associated with sports injuries, the most common sports injuries, the anatomy and physiology involved, and the sports each injury is usually associated with. The course also reviews several tips for helping athletes avoid specific injuries. In several instances, learners will discover that massage therapy is contraindicated given the specifics of an athlete's condition.
- Medications & Massage Therapy: Common Gastrointestinal & Pain Medications 4About the Course
Following completion of this course, you will be able to name common medications for pain and inflammation that may require adjusted manual techniques, name common gastrointestinal conditions in which massage may be contraindicated, and list symptoms associated with drug toxicity.
- Medications & Massage Therapy: Introduction to Pharmacology 4About the Course
Massage can be a highly effective treatment for many conditions however you can do harm if done incorrectly, also be aware of any medications including non-prescription and herbal supplements, as these can influence or be influenced by the massage.
- Pathology of Chronic Conditions for Massage Therapists 2About the Course
Massage is used to help reduce pain and in some reduce chronic symptoms of cerebral palsy, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome, so to help people get better therapists must understand the illness.