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MAS 220 - Massage Therapy Seminar

Credits: 1
1 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: MAS 110  or PTA 101 ; MAS 111  or BIO 160  or BIO 175  or BIO 241 ; MAS 201  

This course prepares students to make the transition from student to professional licensed massage therapist. Students explore the role of the massage therapist within the healthcare profession while discussing clinical experiences. Students identify and evaluate opportunities for continuing education and professional growth through exploration of professional associations and other resources. Academic and practical knowledge are enhanced in preparation for the state licensing examination. Students complete practice licensure examinations resembling the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) and make application to take the required examination. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Analyze key components of a massage therapy business operation.
  2. Develop a list of resources for massage continuing education.
  3. Demonstrate communication skills utilized in the professional business world.
  4. Analyze material covered on the licensure examination.
  5. Complete a practice licensure examination.
Listed Topics
  1. Professional massage associations
  2. Continuing education
  3. State licensing exams
  4. PA massage therapy license law and application process
Reference Materials
Current applicable textbooks, versions of software, multimedia and internet access.
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 05/11/2015

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