Pathology of the Integumentary System (3 CE hours)


Course Description
This course will enable the massage practitioner to identify the symptoms of several conditions of the skin that could be encountered in the course of a massage therapy career.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this home study continuing education course, the massage practitioner should be able to:

  • Define the terms Psoriasis, Eczema and Fungus.
  • List the suspected causes of Psoriasis, Eczema and Fungus.
  • Describe what symptoms to expect from clients with Psoriasis, Eczema and Fungus.
  • List at least 10 other skin conditions mentioned in this course that could be encountered by a massage therapist.

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.