Coastal Pines Technical College

Coastal Pines Technical College 2016-2017 Catalog and Student Handbook

Neuromuscular Massage Therapist

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Neuromuscular Massage Therapist

Diploma

Program Description

The Neuromuscular Therapist program consists of a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of Neuromuscular Therapy. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Curriculum fundamentals,Swedish massage, musculoskeletal anatomy, identification of diseases and conditions, medical documentation, and client care prepare the graduate for an entry level position. Specialized training in nervous system pathology, postural analysis, neuromuscular therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release and clinical reasoning establish this program and its graduates as specialists in their field. Program graduates receive a Neuromuscular Therapy diploma, which qualifies them to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) offered by the Federation of State Massage Therapy Board and apply for Georgia Licensure through The Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.

Program Approval

The Neuromuscular Massage Therapy program is approved by the _______________

Licensure Information

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) required to obtain licensure as a Licensed Massage Therapist in Georgia.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

18

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (Accuplacer)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

60

55

34

N/A

 

Location(s)

Golden Isles

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Core

 

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

PSYC 1010 - Basic Pschology

3

Choose one of the following options:

 

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

MATH 1011 - Business Math

3

Occupational Courses

 

ALHS 1011 - Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

NEUT 1001 - Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology I

4

NEUT 1005 - Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NEUT 1010 - Neural Science

3

NEUT 1020 - Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist

3

NEUT 1030 - Neuromuscular Therapy Fundamentals

3

NEUT 1050 - Technique and Theory I

5

NEUT 1060 - Clinic I

2

NEUT 1080 - Techniques and Theory II

3

NEUT 1081 - Techniques and Theory III

3

NEUT 1100 - Adjunctive Modalities

3

NEUT 1110 - Licensure Review

3

NEUT 1120 - Clinic II

2

NEUT 1230 - Professional Leadership for Neuromuscular Tehrapist

2

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

56

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