Presenter: Sharon Puszko, LMT (Day-Break)
Dates: 07/13/2012 to 07/15/2012 Time:6:30pm
Location:Educating Hands School of Massage
Address: 3883 Biscayne Blvd |Miami | FL | F2F
Advanced Geriatric Massage - Level II Geriatric Massage can play a powerful role in the physical and emotional well-being of people in their sixties, seventies, eighties, and beyond. July 13, 14 & 15, 2012 Advanced Geriatric Massage- Level II (18 CE Hours) Instructor: Sharon Puszko (Day-Break) Hours: 6:30 pm-9:30 pm Friday and 9:00 am-5:30 pm Sat. & Sun. $300 (4 weeks prior to the class) $350 thereafter (Min. Dep $100) This course will cover: In-depth information on the most common age-related health problems and how to work specifically with each, as well as cautions and contraindications Medical terminology and symptoms of the most prevailing age-related health problems How to select approaches to the diverse afflictions of old age Choosing the proper techniques to work under the direction of a prescribing physician How to work with clients who have varying degrees of age-related health and mobility problems Working in an assisted living facility or nursing home Positioning of clients in hospital beds, standard beds, wheelchairs, geriatric chairs and standard massage tables Wheelchair and bed bound patients with emphasis on body mechanics. Handling clients with various types of paralysis e.g. Flaccid or spastic, and upper or lower extremities Working with the incontinent Pathologies, and treatments for Diabetic, Stroke and Parkinson’s patients, as well as the causes of these conditions NOTE: You will be visiting a local Nursing Home or Assisted Living residence for hands-on experience with residents. Prerequisite: Must have taken Geriatric Massage Level I class.