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LMT 280 Therapeutic Massage III
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Muscle-specific and condition-specific massage designed to aid in the rehabilitative process, including relief of carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, sciatic, low back and neck pain.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Define and evaluate various musculoskeletal conditions, including symptoms and causes.
2. (Analysis Level) Identify and analyze all structures involved in various musculoskeletal conditions.
3. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate condition and perform appropriate massage treatment for various conditions.
4. (Synthesis Level) Chart client response to treatment.
5. (Synthesis Level) Design treatment plan for client based on intake form, interview, and follow-up assessment.
6. (Evaluation Level) Assess the effectiveness of treatment.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
The curriculum has been developed using the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) recommended curriculum and the Arizona State requirements of 700-hour core curriculum for Massage Therapy.

AZ Requirements of 700-hour core curriculum for Massage Therapy:

At completion of the certificate, the students will be eligible to take the NCBTMB Certification Examination and apply for AZ license in Massage Therapy.