Pathology I & II
Sessions: Term B & C
This course presents a detailed overview of the disease process as it relates to major body systems. This course covers the signs and symptoms of various diseases, indications and extreme cautions of massage therapy for various disorders, and the physiology of the disease process. The student will learn how to effectively treat a variety of disorders using both eastern and western philosophy of massage therapy and to make appropriate referral to other health professionals. Upon completion of the course, the student will have an in-depth understanding of the abnormal physiology of the human body, including (but not limited to) integumentary, cardiac/circulatory, gastrointestinal, muscular system, nervous system, and immune system abnormalities. (This course will be taught over two terms: 108 hours over 24 classes). *National CCRS recommendation - 6 semester hours in Massage Therapy, Health Science, Allied Health Science or related disciplines.