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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: March 7th, Saturday 9am - 6pm
Location: ASIS Prescott
Tuition: $195
Early Registration Discount: Pay before February 6th 2020 and pay $175
Prerequisite:
Registration Contact: Call (928) 224- 8195
Continuing Education Credits: 8


Upcoming Workshops

2019:

December:

  • Polarity Therapy for the Elements ~ FIRE - Prescott

    December 8th 2019, Sunday 10am - 4pm

    Balancing FIRE 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 

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Massage for Happy Healthy Baby - Mesa

    December 15th 2019, 9am-10am

    Learn how to help your baby sleep better, have less discomfort and bond with the family
    through massage.

    Cost:$25

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Yoga for Beginners - Mesa

    December 29th 2019, 10am-11am

    Come to ASIS for a beginners yoga experience! We will be going over some  foundational yoga poses that will give students confidence to start a yoga practice. 

    $5  

2020:

January:

  • Basic Thai Bodywork Series- Thai Massage:Supine Position - Prescott

    January 3rd - January 5th 2020 , 8am-7pm

    Nuad Boran, the fastest growing bodywork modality currently!

    Basic Thai Body Work Series! Thai Massage:Supine Position 30 CE's Cost:$545

    30 day early bird discount $500. Sign up for the entire series of 4 classes and save $260 off the total cost! Call 928-244-8195

  • Planner Goal Setting: A non-crafty alternative to vision boards - Mesa

    January 5th 2020, 10am-2pm

    Community Class- Get 2020 started off on the right path!

    Cost: $20

     

  • Tucson- Yoga for Massage Therapists - Tucson

    January 11th 2020, 8:00am-12:30pm

    YOGA! Indulge in a CE designed for self care! 

    CE's 4 hours Cost: $80 

  • Shoulder Dysfunction and Massage - Mesa

    January 17th - January 18th 2020 , Friday 5:30PM- 9:30PM, SAT 9:00AM- 6:00 PM

    This course will focus on the rotator cuff muscle and muscle of the scapula. Basic muscle attachments and actions including functional anatomy, massage for each muscle, and stretching.

    CE's 12      Cost: $225

  • Introduction to AYURVEDA & ABHYANGA Massage - Mesa

    January 26th 2020, Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

    SOOTHE THE SENSES, with this aromatic traditional treatment.  Learn the Ancient Art of Abhyanga oil massage.  Refine your treatments and have practice receiving and hands on, in this day of Ayurvedic skills training with Clinton Horner, CE's 8 $ 185  

  • COMMUNITY CLASS- Yoga for Beginners - Mesa

    January 27th 2020, 10am-11am

    Come to ASIS for a beginners yoga experience! We will be going over some  foundational yoga poses that will give students confidence to start a yoga practice. 

    $5  

  • TUCSON- Myofascial Lymphatic Drainage Level 1 - Tucson

    January 31st - February 2nd 2020 , 9am-6pm

    This course teaches therapists to palpate and evaluate each client’s current Lymphatic condition and to develop treatment protocols for managing multiple lymph-related pathologies.

February:

  • MESA- Myofascial Lymphatic Drainage Level 1 - Mesa

    February 5th - February 7th 2020 , 9am-6pm

    This course teaches therapists to palpate and evaluate each client’s current Lymphatic condition and to develop treatment protocols for managing multiple lymph-related pathologies.

  • TUCSON: Basic Thai Bodywork Series- Thai Massage:Supine Position - Tucson

    February 7th - February 9th 2020 , 8am-7pm

    Nuad Boran, the fastest growing bodywork modality currently!

    Basic Thai Body Work Series! Thai Massage:Supine Position 30 CE's Cost:$545

    30 day early bird discount $500. Sign up for the entire series of 4 classes and save $260 off the total cost! Call 928-244-8195

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