Course Code: MSTH 104
Academic Year: 2020-2021
In this course, students perform basic assessment skills and fundamental massage techniques. Students learn to take a medical history and determine the nature of the patients presenting clinical condition. They assess blood pressure and vital signs, observe posture and gait and evaluate active range of motion. In the second half of the semester, students prepare a treatment area, drape and position a simulated patient and apply massage techniques.