Therapeutic Massage Technician

Therapeutic Massage Technician

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PROGRAM OBJECTIVE:

The main objective is for the student to have knowledge of the human physiology and anatomy. To apply successfully Hydrotherapy, Heliotherapy, and, Therapeutic massage. Familiar with exercise programs which can help the musculoskeletal system. Also, Florida State Law, C.P.R. and HIV-Aids will be taught. This program trains men and women to enter the growing field of Therapeutic Massage. Heavy emphasis is placed on student’s developing dexterity in applying massage techniques.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

COURSE TITLE CLOCK HOURS
TMT01
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
210
TMT02
MASSAGE THEORY & CLINICAL PRACTICUM
255
TMT03
THEORY & PRACTICE OF HYDROTHERAPY
15
TMT04
INTRODUCTION TO ALLIED MODALITIES
100
TMT05
FLORIDA STATE LAW
10
TMT06
BUSINESS PRINCIPLES & DEVELOPMENT
6
TMT07
H.I.V./AIDS
4
TOTAL 600

This program has 600 hours of theory and practice.

Services:

All students are required to complete at least 60 services as part of their applied clinical training.

Services are:

Face and neck massage
  10
Hands and arms massage
  10
Abdomen massages
  10
Feet and legs massage
  10
Back massage
  10
Full body massages
  10
  • Upon completion of the program hours the student will be ready to take the final exam in theory and practice.
  • The student will receive a diploma.
  • This program will have prepared the student for licensure examination given by the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
  • Upon passing, students can apply to receive their Florida State License. Students successfully completing the 900 hours will receive a diploma. Upon completion of this program and passing the licensure exam, students may be employed as entry-level massage therapists.
  • For additional information, please contact: admissions@the-praxisinstitute.com

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT DISCLOSURE

Name of Program: Therapeutic Massage Technician

Names of occupations for which training in this program is provided:
Occupation: Massage Therapist
SOC code number: 31-9010 31-9011
For profiles on these occupations see http://online.onetcenter.org/crosswalk/

These employment opportunities may include positions in:

  • Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Ski Resorts
  • Massage Therapy Clinics
  • Private Clientele
  • Sports Medicine Clinics
  • Luxury Health Spas
  • Chiropractic Offices
  • Salons
  • Resort Hotels
  • Hospitals
  • Cruise Ships

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