MTH 141 Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

Credit Hours: 1

Course Description

This course is a brief overview of the effects of medications commonly reported on health intake forms by massage clients. The main focus is on common over the counter pain relievers, NSAIDS, cardiovascular disease medications and those used for diabetes with emphasis on recognizing possible contraindications for massage and referral guidelines. Prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher: MTH 120, MTH 121, MTH 136, and MTH 137. Corequisites: MTH 122, MTH 123, MTH 126, and MTH 139. This course is typically taught only in the spring and summer semesters.

Classroom Hours: 1