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Certificate in Massage Therapy

Course description

This course provides a general overview and historical development of massage therapy. Introduces students to the benefits of massage therapy and its relationship to our current health care system, alternative health care systems and healing practices from other cultures.

Target group

This course is open to paramedics, other healthcare professionals and those with minimum principle pass in Biology at UCE.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course, participants will be able: –

  1. Perform a thorough structural assessment, including a postural standing assessment, structural analysis/body-Reading.
  2. Engage the client in a methodical, respectful, insightful consultation/intake within medical ethics approaches.
  3. Competently use functional assessments including muscle testing, active and passive range of motion.
  4. To use palpation for tissue assessment as well as therapy.
  5. Understand and treatment and their effects.
  6. Record clear, complete and useful medical forms. Use the SOAP note model efficiently.
  7. Measure the effectiveness of their treatment.

 

Course content

  • Basic anatomy, physiology and kinesiology for massage (20hrs)
    • Musculoskeletal and neural systems
    • Integumentary and digestive systems
    • Circulatory system
  • Medical ethics and business (10hrs)
  • Pathology (18)
  • Sanitary and Safety Practices (7hrs)
  • Massage & Bodywork, Assessment (10hrs)
  • Practice and Techniques (30hrs)
  • Practical Requirements (7hrs)

Mode of assessment

The course will be assessed using pre and post-tests, continuous progressive tests, presentations, and group discussions

Training Schedule

Study options

Days

Duration

Study time

Weekends (Day)

Saturday-Sunday

6 months  

8:00am-12:00noon

Training venue

The training will be conducted at ECUREI campus Mengo or any other venue communicated in advance.

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Eligibility

Open to paramedics, other healthcare professionals and those with minimum principle pass in Biology at UCE.

Intake

January

July

Duration

6 months

Mode of study

This course will be available on face-to-face and Online. It will encompass specific facilitator inputs (e.g. lecture presentations), combined with a variety of interactive learning activities, including structured group work, demonstrations, group and individual reflection, role plays, self-study and writing, and plenary discussions

Award

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate from ECUREI.

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