September 18, 2023
Lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice of manual therapy methods. Client Assessment.
Peter Shin Spa Consultant Syllabus
Clock hours (45.5 Lecture lab)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is an introduction to the Manual therapy industry and the basic services that Manual therapist perform. Coursework covers client assessment, treatment, stretching and strengthening. The use of SOAP notes and client clinical notes will be discussed as well. As part of their training students are expected to perform sanitary practices and infection control as required by state law.
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- Have a basic understanding of Manual therapy including definition and evolution.
- Be able to properly asses client issues.
- Treat client with proper Manual therapy techniques.
- Create specific treatment plans catered to the client.
INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:: Lecture, demonstration and written assignments. Student time during the course is allocated among a set of interrelated activities, including lecture and classroom discussions, group preparation of in- class assignments and independent reading. Students will be required to provide models when needed.
DATES: Times 5:30-9:00
Aug 28, 30 Lecture lab introduction and client assessment
Sept 4, 6 Lecture lab Face and neck
Sept 11, 13 Lecture lab. Shoulders and upper back
Sept 18, 20 Lecture lab. Low back and hip
Sept 25, 27 Lecture lab. Knees and elbow
Oct 2,4 Lecture lab. Hands and feet
Oct 9 Lecture lab. Review
Total Hours 45.5
COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Student progress is determined by the assessment of weekly assignments, exams and lab work. The students will be given two progress reports during this course listing grade and hours accrued 1st midway and the 2nd upon completion of the course. As part of their training students are expected to perform sanitation practices as required by state law.