Earn 10 continuing education credits (10 CEs) with this short, affordable introductory course you can complete totally online using the Save Your Hands! 2nd Edition textbook. You can even download your Certificate of Achievement immediately after you pass the course.
Price per Unit (piece): $175.00
(Includes domestic or international shipping costs)
Online Home Study Course: Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Massage Therapists (10 CE)
Take this short, introductory course completely online, at your own pace and convenience. Discover the principles and methods you need to know to protect and prolong your career as a massage therapist or bodyworker. You’ll also learn the risk factors your clients face in their work that create their symptoms, so you can treat them more effectively and enhance your practice.
The physically demanding work massage therapists and bodyworkers do puts them at risk for musculoskeletal injury. But there is a great deal you can do to avoid symptoms and injury. This 10 CEU course gives massage therapists an affordable, convenient way to learn the proven injury prevention and ergonomics strategies, real-life suggestions and practical tips they need to protect their health and prolong their careers. Whether you are just starting out as a therapist or already an experienced practitioner, this course will help you save not only your hands, but also your back, neck, shoulders and emotional well-being throughout a long, healthy career.
Once you have read the Save Your Hands! 2nd Edition textbook, you’ll complete an open-book, multiple choice online exam to help you fully understand and retain the injury prevention and ergonomics information so crucial to your success as a manual therapist. After you pass the exam, download your continuing education credit certificate right from our web site.
This course shows you how to:
• Design your treatment space so you can work safely and efficiently
• Find alternative techniques to protect vulnerable parts of your body
• Improve your body mechanics to reduce stress and increase comfort as you work
• Stay in shape with a comprehensive physical conditioning program developed specifically for manual therapists
• Recognize and effectively treat early symptoms before they lead to injury
• Use the principles of ergonomics to more effectively treat your clients, adding value to your practice.
You will receive: access to online Study Guide/Instructions and 99-question Quiz; downloadable Certificate of Achievement upon completion; and full support for your questions.
TO ACCESS THE ONLINE COURSE: once you purchase the course, you will receive an email with a link to register for the online course system. To be sure that you receive this important email, please allow firstname.lastname@example.org as an authorized sender in your email program. Also be sure to check spam filter just in case.
NOTE: Refunds will not be considered once you have logged in and accessed the online course materials. Please see our Customer Service page for complete return policy details.