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Have you ever wondered if a client you are treating shows signs or symptoms of a blood clot? The 8 CE hour Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) will provide you with the must know information in order to provide safe and effective massage care to clients affected by DVT. This course will cover DVT definitions, causes, risk factors, signs, symptoms, treatment, prevention, prognosis, massage contraindications, client referral, client education, and educational resources.
You will be presented with:
Definition of DVT and its related issues, such as pulmonary embolism
DVT statistics, risk factors, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment
Managing DVT risk in your massage practice
When to refer a client with possible DVT signs and symptoms
Information to educate clients on the subject of DVT and pulmonary embolism
You Will Receive:Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis text, by Melissa Dawahare, ND, online video bank with over 4 hours of DVT resources, guide with instructions, multiple choice exam of 45 questions, 2 case studies with fill in the blank questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
A deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot:
A. That has traveled from a vein to the lung
B. Located in a superficial vein, usually in the arm or leg
C. That has traveled from a vein to the brain
D. Located in a deep vein, usually in the leg
This risk of developing DVT during a hospitalization is ____ times higher than normal.
Massage therapy is contraindicated in known or suspected DVT because massage pressure or movement could:
A. Dislodge the clot from the vein initiating an embolus
B. Increase the clot size in the vein
C. Decrease the clot size in the vein
D. Dislodge the clot from the artery initiating an embolus