The format of this course is "fast-track", enabling students to attain their Holistic Massage Diploma in 3 months. Attendance is full time for one week per month for three months (unlike most Further Education Colleges which offer this course spread over an entire academic year.) The Holistic Massage Diploma course will teach students the fundamental principles of holistic massage. From the very first session students will gain experience in hands-on techniques and will eventually learn to provide a holistic full body treatment. In addition to practical study, students will learn how to record a patient's history as well as the massage therapy given. This will include areas such as: How to take a consultation eg taking a medical record and giving home care advice, Taking note of contra-indications that restrict treatment eg pregnancy, cancer, recent fractures, Professionalism, eg therapist appropriate behaviour, providing quiet and hygienic working surrounding, Client preparation, eg assisting a client onto the couch, protecting the client, modesty at all times, Towel management and all areas of Health and Safety. Students will also study massage relevant subjects such as Principles and Practice of Complementary Therapies, Business Practice for Complementary Therapies, Legislation and working practices, eg knowledge of particular rights, restrictions, Acts and Charters applicable to massage treatment, such as Health and Safety at Work Act, General Products Safety Regulations, Cosmetic Products (Safety) Regulations, Data Protection, etc. During the Holistic Massage Diploma course, students will attain a detailed knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology, including: The cell, the skin, Skeletal system, Muscular system, Cardio Vascular System and Lymphatic system, Respiratory system, Digestive system, Circulatory system, Endocrine system, Reproductive system, Urinary system.
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