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Introduction to Hospital Based Massage Therapy

Having the comfort of compassionate, supportive treament in situation and in harmony with the Hospital protocols is essential.  Join Rose Adams and Alisha Witcomb for this empowering concentration of studies. This introductory course to hospital based massage therapy will create an awareness of the rewards and challenges of working in the healthcare environment. A study of hospital protocols, contraindications, hands-on role playing of many diverse medical situations a massage therapist could encounter while working on hospital inpatients.

Massage Therapy in the hospital environment demands unique skills and knowledge for the therapist today. Team teaching this course will be Rose Adams, MHA, BSW, LMT and Alisha Witcomb, LMT, NCTMB, with a combined experience of over 15 years working at Flagstaff Medical Center’s Massage Therapy program. Topics covered will include effective communication skills, what to expect when working in a medical environment; hospital protocols, importance of mindful awareness and compassionate touch. Different hospital based   scenarios will be  discussed. Knowledge of a diverse patient population will be examined with ample time for question and answer. Including a look at recent research supporting Hospital Based Massage Therapy.

Rose Adams‘ early massage study was with the Pacific School of Massage and Healing Arts and is currently a teacher at the ASIS Flagstaff school. For nearly 30 years, Rose’s work with massage therapy has included private practice, collaboration with community healthcare providers, and most recently providing therapeutic massage to many people with compromised health while doing hospital based massage therapy at Flagstaff Medical Center for nine years. Alisha Witcomb, LMT, NCTMB is a graduate of ASIS in 2005, and has spent 7 years doing hospital based massage therapy. Ms Witcomb currently has a private practice in Flagstaff, AZ.

8 CEU’S $195  For more info or to Register by Phone (928) 224 8223

Instructor: Rose Adams and Alisha Witcomb
Date/Time: February 24th, Saturday 9am - 6pm
Location: ASIS Flagstaff Campus
Tuition: $195
Early Registration Discount: Pay before January 25th 2019 and pay $175
Prerequisite:
Registration Contact: Call (928) 226-1400
Continuing Education Credits: 8


Upcoming Workshops

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January:

February:

  • Polarity Therapy for the Elements ~ WATER - Flagstaff

    February 10th 2019, Sunday 10AM - 4PM

    Balancing WATER Elemental Expressions.  Bring the principles of POLARITY THERAPY to your practice and your life. Working with the Positive & Negative Poles of the body CE's 5   $125 

  • Craniosacral Level I: Riding the Wave, Touching Stillness - Prescott

    February 22nd - February 24th 2019 , Fri 5-9pm Sat/Sun 9am – 6pm

    Begin the Journey, into the subtle senses and ENERGY WORK with Craniosacral Therapy.  Learn the craniosacral mechanism: the bones, central nervous system, membranes, tissues, and cerebrospinal fluid.   CE's 20   $295

  • Introduction to Hospital Based Massage Therapy - Flagstaff

    February 24th 2019, Saturday 9am - 6pm

    Bringing your practice to the Client.  Bedside in Hospitals, Group Homes, Treatment Centers or during a period of recovery.  CE's 8 $ 195

March:

  • The Art of JAPANESE ZEN FACIAL with Ear Acupressure & Aromatherapy - Tucson

    March 15th 2019, Friday 8:30am-5:30pm

    Make purposeful contact and soothing strokes with Japanese Facial Massage, A Holistic approach for rejuvenation and prevention of aging, with Wolfgang Luckman  CE's 8 $175 register now and save $25

  • LOMI LOMI with Aromatherapy - Tucson

    March 16th - March 17th 2019 , Saturday and Sunday 8:30am-5:30 pm

    A DANCE OF THE FOREARMS, the sensational techniques of LOMI LOMI.  Break up stagnation, soothe and move blood and lymph, facilitate release and enjoy the process while supporting your client.  With Massage Hall of Famer, Wolfgang Luckman, CE's 18   $325 early registration $295

  • Craniosacral, Level II ~ Riding the Wave, Touching Stillness - Prescott

    March 29th - March 31st 2019 , Fri 5-9pm Sat & Sun 9am - 6pm

    Level II of Riding the Wave, Touching Stillness, treat neck tension, Temporo-mandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD), sinusitis, and migraine headaches, as well as “Fluid Limbs” with the potential of gently releasing patterns of tension, trauma, and inertia in the body. CE's 20 $325

  • Polarity Therapy for the Elements ~ EARTH - Flagstaff

    March 31st 2019, Sunday 10am - 4pm

    Balancing EARTH Elemental Expressions.  Bring the principles of POLARITY THERAPY to your practice and your life. Working with the Positive & Negative Poles of the body CE's 5   $125  

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  • Craniosacral Level IV ~ Riding the Wave, Touching Stillness - Prescott

    June 28th - June 30th 2019 , Fri 5-9pm Sat/Sun 9am – 6pm

    Join the advanced studies for Craniosacral with Heidi Wilson.  Anyone with previous Craniosacral studies can join this restorative weekend at our Flagstaff Campus.   CE's 20 $325 




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