Ordering Options: 1. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed online. 2. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed on paper.
$90.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
The 8 CE hour Prescription Medication and Massage course is an essential course for all massage therapists whose clients take medications or use herbs! This course lists many specific drugs and how the medication may affect the massage treatment. This course also gives detailed lists of common prescription medications as well as over-the-counter medications; then gives possible side effects and massage considerations.
This Course Will Present:
Description of how drugs are regulated
Charts suggesting strokes for those on medications falling into various specific drug classifications
Side effects and cautions in the treatment of clients who take any of several popular herbs
Charts highlighting restrictions and considerations for use of heat, pressure and positioning assistance for clients taking a variety of commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medications
You Will Receive:Searching for the Missing Link, by Mary C. Galipeau, guide with instructions, exam of 54 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.
Loved the detailed charts on specific medications. - Monica Luna, LMT
Everyone should be aware of medications their clients are taking. - Micha Holton, LMT
Detailed information presented in an easy to use format. I can keep my textbook to reference back to if needed. - Lucas Meyers, LMT
I was surprised at how much I learned and how much medications can affect the outcome of massage therapy. - Tabitha Trowers, LMT
Super helpful. Thank you very much for caring about us. A++++++ - Stella Barragan, LMT
Why is it important to know the dosage of a medication a client is taking?
A. To determine the drug classification of the medication
B. Because a larger dosage might create stronger side effects
C. Because a large dosage is an absolute contraindication to massage
D. To diagnose the condition of a client
Which of the following should be avoided when treating a client taking muscle relaxants?
A. Prone positioning
B. Stretching techniques
C. Supine positioning
D. Any type of massage treatment
Tapotement should be used with caution on a client taking a/an:
A. Appetite suppressants