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Massage for the Hospitalized and Medically Frail - 12 CE Hours

The NCBTMB approved 12 CE hour Massage for the Hospitalized and Medically Frail Client will teach about performing massage in an inpatient setting.
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Cost:   $135.00
Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.

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The 12 CE hour Massage for the Hospitalized and Medically Frail Client home study course is an essential, one-of-a-kind resource for gaining the skills and knowledge you need to provide safe, effective bodywork to patients in an inpatient setting as well as in your practice to the medically frail. This course will explore the essential considerations and massage adjustments needed to work with hospitalized and frail clients. Through text, photos, case studies, and sample forms, you will learn how massage can complement medical treatments to increase comfort, improve clinical outcomes, and enhance the lives of your clients.

This Course Will Present:

  • Massage research in various patient populations and medical treatments
  • Benefits and contraindications of working with frail and hospitalized patients
  • Commonly encountered medications, medical devices, and medical procedures, and their relationship to bodywork
  • A foundation for working in medical settings including hospital culture and infection control practices
  • Common conditions, signs, symptoms you may encounter and the massage pressure adjustments, site restrictions, and positioning needs for each
  • Step-by-step direction for planning and providing massage sessions, plus collecting and charting patient data
  • Requirements involved in making referrals, following orders, and performing client intakes
  • Information on organizing a massage session using massage techniques you already know for a hospitalized for frail client
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