Course DescriptionStudents will learn the definition of massage therapy, its evolution and historical aspects, and the role and scope of the massage therapist. A general overview of common massage therapy modalities will be covered as well as State and national regulations for massage therapy education and employment.
- Demonstrate understanding of the scope of practice, ethical considerations, and definition of massage therapy.
- Demonstrate knowledge of major historical events as it relates to the evolution of modern practice of massage therapy.
- Demonstrate basic knowledge and differentiation of various common massage modalities and their specific benefits.
- Demonstrate understanding of State and national laws and regulations governing massage therapy education and employment.
ALL STUDENTS MUST PAY FOR LIABILITY INSURANCE WHEN REGISTERING FOR THE INTRO TO MASSAGE THERAPY COURSE. Liability insurance is non-refundable.
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Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:
100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.
50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to start date of course.
0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to start date of