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Massage Therapy: Basic Fundamentals Part I, WEL021 16 Hours

Learn the fundamentals of Swedish massage, including at least five hands-on techniques. Explore credentialing and licensing requirements for massage therapy careers in the state of Maryland. Wear comfortable clothing; bring a pair of shorts, a short-sleeved shirt, and your favorite oils and lotions to each class. (You will remain fully clothed during massage practice sessions.) Mats will be provided.

Physical therapy with teen girl

Massage Therapy: Basic Fundamentals Part II, WEL066 16 Hours

This course is designed to increase your knowledge of the basic therapeutic massage techniques acquired in the Basic Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Part I. More emphasis is spent on the areas of the human body that generally require more therapeutic massage work, i.e. hands, feet, shoulders and back. Learn some basic reflexology. Learn the anatomy of the human body in more detail. Receive a one-hour massage session in each class. What a wonderful way to end a busy work week!

This noncredit course does not meet the licensing requirements of the State of Maryland, Commonwealth of Virginia, or District of Columbia, and completion of this course does not allow the student to sit for the national massage therapy exams; nor does this course permit students to practice therapeutic massage for compensation in any of those three states. The course is designed to teach how to safely and effectively create a basic therapeutic massage session for friends and family members. Further assistance is offered for those who wish to learn more about becoming licensed In the State of Maryland, Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia. Students remain fully clothed; shorts and t-shirts are permitted but not required.

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Aide Training▲, HHS041 50 Hours

This course prepares you to work under the direction of a registered physical therapist in a physical therapy setting performing supportive activities, such as routine therapeutic treatments by physical or mechanical methods. The course includes medical terminology, legal, and ethical aspects of physical therapy including OSHA and HIPAA, oral and written communication in a healthcare setting, customer service, anatomy and physiology focusing on the musculoskeletal system, assisting with treatment procedures, and review of common medical conditions particular to physical therapy. ▲This Course is eligible for Tuition Installment Plan.

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  • Silver Spring, MD 20910
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  • Takoma Park, MD 20912

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