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
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. Demonstrate proprioceptive and neuromuscular approaches in bodywork
  6. Incorporate massage techniques in the treatment of musculoskeletal injury
  7. Incorporate massage techniques in the treatment of chronic pain conditions
  8. Demonstrate skill in applying massage techniques for special populations