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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 8195

Instructor: Rose Adams and Alisha Witcomb
Date/Time: September 28th, Saturday 9am - 6pm
Location: ASIS Flagstaff Campus
Tuition: $195
Early Registration Discount: Pay before August 29th 2019 and pay $175
Prerequisite:
Registration Contact: Call (928) 224- 8195
Continuing Education Credits: 8


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    June 2nd 2019, 9am-5pm

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    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 

September:

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    September 5th 2019, 9pm - 1pm

    Chinese – Thai massage for back pain includes specific stretches, Thai massage techniques and Chinese Acupressure used to alleviate back pain. Since back pain is one of the most common complaints, this is a good modality to practice. You will get remarkable results using these techniques.  $80

  • Traditional THAI FOOT Massage - Mesa

    September 6th - September 7th 2019 , 9 am - 6 pm

    STIR THE SYSTEM, from the treatment points and portions of the foot with Thai Foot Massage, works on the energy lines of the lower legs to the knees with Winnie Cain, CE's 16 $ 295

  • Traditional THAI Massage - Mesa

    September 9th - September 13th 2019 , Daily 9:00am - 4:00pm

    Enjoy the marveous techniques and deep long stetches that make Thai Massage such a gentle and unique therapy The effective use of the practitioner’s body weight is instrumental in the practice. Five day immersion of professional techniques with Winnie Cain CE's 30 $ 545 

  • Introduction to Hospital Based Massage Therapy - Mesa

    September 28th 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




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