2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MSSG 2314 - Pathology for Massage


3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) General discussion of pathologies as they relate to massage therapy. Includes universal precautions and their management in professional practice. Also covers etiology, signs, symptoms, and the physiological and psychological reactions to disease and injury. Meets the minimum 40-contact-hour requirement for licensure. Students must complete an application process including an online application. Prerequisite: Instructor approval
Course Outcomes
1 - Differentiate between normal and pathological conditions of the client as they relate to indications and contraindications for massage therapy.
2 - Identify therapeutic approaches used by other health professionals as they relate to indications and contraindications for massage therapy.
3 - Identify and describe implementation of standard safety precautions as they relate to pathologies.