Welcome to Fundamentals of Geriatric Massage
My name is Michael and I am your NCBTMB Approved continuing education provider. Thanks for taking my course!
To earn your 3 hours of continuing education credit you must read this course (easy) and then take a short quiz on what you read (less easy, but honestly, still not hard).
Taking the quiz
You will find the link to take the quiz at the end of the course.
This continuing education course has been designed to meet the educational needs of massage therapists.
Degree of Difficulty
Text (written material)
This introductory course provides you with the fundamentals necessary to safely massage geriatric clients. Age-related health problems are discussed as well as adapting your techniques for geriatric clients. Contraindications are included and explained.
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:
- List age-related health problems to be expected with a geriatric massage.
- Identify common contraindications for geriatric massage.
- Accurately describe the scientific theories of aging presented in this course.
This course is presented for educational purposes only. It was developed and marketed specifically for massage therapists that are required to obtain continuing education hours for licensing purposes. The author is not giving medical, legal or other professional advice.
This course is classified as “Cognitive” learning, meaning that there is no hands-on portion.