LMT 271 : Pregnancy Massage

Transcript title

Pregnancy Massage

Credits

1

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

20

Other hours

20

Prerequisites

LMT 145.

Description

Advanced massage training when working with pregnant clients that will include precautions, draping, positioning and how massage can support women in labor.

Learning outcomes

1. Explain the benefits of massage during pregnancy
2. Demonstrate positioning of pregnant clients appropriate to their stage of pregnancy and comfort
3. Utilize critical observations and thinking skills during a pregnancy, pre-natal or post-natal health intake
4. Refer clients based on symptoms and complaints that might reflect a risk condition
5. Explain nurturing touch and emotional presence for pregnant women
6. Demonstrate techniques that are appropriate for each body area, including endangerment sites.
7. Identify and practice appropriate methods of sanitation and personal hygiene in the performance of massage and bodywork sessions.

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