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HOSPICE MASSAGE - Massage Therapy for the Hospice Client
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NOTE: This course satisfies State of Pennsylvania Board of Massage Therapy license renewal requirements and consists of the following number of CEs:
- 16 LIVE NCBTMB Approved CEs
- 8 FREE ONLINE State of Pennsylvania Board of Massage Approved CEs
Seminar Level: Intermediate
Instructor: Elizabeth Erbrecht, LMT
In this enlightening course, attendees will learn the history of hospice and how to work within a hospice organization. Tap into their own awareness of what dying, and death means to them. Learn the benefits of touch to the hospice client and how to massage a client at the end of life. Students will learn how to adjust their body mechanics.
Then students will learn how to properly document for a hospice company or for themselves if in private practice. The course will go through proper hand washing technique. Self-care of the therapist is an important part of working with hospice clients. Class also includes marketing tools and the difference between working for a hospice company and working as a contractor.
What to bring
- Massage table
- Massage lotions or oils
- Nonalcoholic beverages
What to wear
- Loose comfortable clothing such as yoga or fitness attire.