Medical Massage Level 2 - September 19 & 20, 2020 - 16 CEU

Price: $345.00
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This workshop is NCBTMB approved for 16 continuing education hours. 

Instructor: Beth Villante, BSN, RN, CHPN, LMT
Date: September 19 & 20, 2020
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm daily
Cost: $345

CE Hours: 16

Medical Massage level 2 builds on the foundational knowledge presented in Medical Massage level 1 (prerequisite).  A review of the decision tree approach is discussed and more complicated pathologies are presented as case studies.  Students will learn advanced pathophysiology of common diseases and how that affects massage treatments.  Evidence based practices and how to keep up to date on research being done in the field of Medical Massage will also be discussed.  Advanced rehabilitative techniques will be demonstrated and practiced.

Learning objectives:

  • The students will learn the pathophysiology of several diseases affecting each body system.
  • The students will be able to devise a massage therapy treatment plan utilizing the decision tree approach.
  • The students will be able to demonstrate advanced rehabilitative techniques
  • The students will be able to write proficient SOAP notes that are acceptable in a medical practice
  • The students will be able to perform a comprehensive posture analysis and incorporate the data into a treatment plan
  • The students will understand the role of kinesiology and will be able to demonstrate techniques that will restore balance to the muscular system.

About your instructor:
Beth Villante, BSN, RN, CHPN, LMT 
Beth Is a practicing Certified Hospice and Pallative Care Registered Nurse for Main Line Health Homecare and Hospice.  Beth is the After Hours RN serving patients and families with critical needs.  Beth is an Integrative RN with nearly 20 years of experience in the field of Integrative and Complementary medicine.  Beth has developed and taught Touch Therapies an experiential class for health care providers to learn how to integrate touch/massage and energy work into their practices and self-care routines.  Beth also co-teaches a Heal Thy Self class for nurses and other health care providers in the Main Line Health (MLH) network.  Beth participates on 3 committees at MLH with the goal of inspiring the health system to recognize the role massage therapy plays in healing and health promotion.  Those committees include: Hospice Unit Council, Health Work Environment Committee and QAPI- Quality Assurance Process Improvement. Beth integrates the wisdom of Evidence Based Practice (EBP), research and the medical model to demonstrate the benefits of massage in the ever changing field of healthcare.

Beth’s career in massage and integrative medicine began when she graduated from The Pennsylvania School of Muscle Therapy in 1999.  She founded the South Street Healing Center in November of 1999 where she worked side by side with her mentor Dr. Paul Brown Bodhise a naturopathic chiropractor and creator of the Bodhise Method of Neuromuscular Therapy. In 2001 Beth studied Oncology Massage with Gayle MacDonald MS,LMT one of the pioneers in the field and author of Medicine Hands: Massage Therapy for People With Cancer. In 2000, she joined the team at the Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Jefferson Hospital practicing clinical massage in a hospital setting.  Beth specializes in Neuromuscular Therapies, Myofascial, Swedish, Pfrimmer, Sports, Perinatal, Oncology and Geriatric and Hospice massage modalities.  In 2011 Beth graduated with her BSN from Chamberlain College of Nursing and taught Massage Therapy and all related science course work at the National Massage Therapy Institute. 

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