Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
30-537-111 059803 Specialized Therapeutic Massage
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description30-537-111 SPECIALIZED THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE ..students will develop techniques, including neuromuscular and proprioceptive, for treatment of special populations such as athletes, mother and infant, elderly, end-of-life, and chronic pain. Students will have exposure to modalities and spa therapies, eastern and energetic approaches. Students will continue their clinical experience on assigned dates. (Prerequisite: 30-537-102, Therapeutic Massage 2)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Investigate spa therapies and related approaches
  2. Apply hydrotherapy modalities
  3. Explore eastern approaches to therapeutic bodywork
  4. Investigate energetic approaches to bodywork
  5. Incorporate massage techniques in the treatment of chronic pain conditions
  6. Apply massage techniques for people over the age of 55
  7. Apply massage techniques for children and infants
  8. Apply massage techniques for people who are pregnant
  9. Apply massage techniques for people who are athletes or sports orientated
  10. Apply massage techniques for people at the end of life
  11. Apply massage techniques for people with disabilities
  12. Apply massage techniques for people with cancer
  13. Emulate a Clinic setting