LMT 101 : Intro Massage Therapy Career

Transcript title

Intro Massage Therapy Career

Credits

1

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

20

Other hours

20

Description

Explore the education and academic requirements of the LMT program and the requirements for massage therapy licensure in Oregon.

Learning outcomes

1. Evaluate massage therapy as a career.
2. Describe the core classes within the LMT program.
3. Identify the academic requirements of massage therapy licensure in Oregon.
4. Identify the details of two bones and four muscles.
5. Describe correct anatomical terminology.

Content outline

• Professional massage guidelines
• The benefits of massage, group discussion, shoulder massage
• History of massage, types of massage, and supplies
• Body mechanics, massage therapist self-care, hand massage
• Terminology and systems of the body
• Introduction to two bones and four muscles
• Pathology and the role of an LMT
• Introduction to Eastern Theory

Required materials

Course pack.

Grading methods

Grades will be determined by class participation, homework, and a written final exam.

Outside of
expected

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