MAT 126 Therapeutic Massage Clinical Procedures

This course focuses on professional practice and community service. One hundred of the 135 course hours are required for supervised clinical practice in the On Campus Massage Clinic. Under direct faculty supervision, students set up and run a clinic at Bristol Community College and provide massage services to clients from the community. Students also provide massage therapy services in the clinic or at community settings for 35 hours. Students gain experience relative to massage office practice, marketing, record maintenance, scheduling, accounting procedures, and compliance with OSHA and HIPAA standards, professionalism and ethics. Prerequisite: ENG 101, MAT 110, MAT 111, MAT 112, and BIO 115 (Therapeutic Massage Certificate) or BIO 233 and Co-requisite: BIO 234. Nine laboratory hours per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. 3 credits. Fall, Spring, Summer.

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