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Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology II (APPII) is the second in a series of 5 courses introducing the structure and function of the human body as well as adaptations of these structures and functions (conditions, disorders, or diseases). The information and approach is based mainly on a Western scientific perspective. In our study of the human body systems, we will include musculoskeletal system conditions commonly encountered by massage therapists as well as musculoskeletal system conditions required for licensure. Indications and contraindications for conditions common to massage therapy situations will be emphasized. APP I textbooks are used for this class.

44567

Start date: 04/03/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 221

11 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM (4/3/2018-6/12/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Julia Spiry 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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 This is the third in a series of 5 courses introducing the structure and function of the human body as well as disorders, diseases and conditions to which we adapt.  Included are conditions on the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists current list as well as indications and contraindications for conditions common to massage therapists.  Although the information is based on a Western scientific perspective, we will discuss “alternative and complementary” ways to recognize, maintain and restore health and wellness related to the topics we study. You must successfully complete APP II before taking this class. APP textbooks are used for this class.**Required:  Log into MOODLE. (You need your L number and password)

44566

Start date: 04/03/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 221

11 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (4/3/2018-6/12/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Wendy Loren, MS, LMT 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Fourth in a series of 5 courses introducing the structure and function of the human body:  Cardio-vascular, Immune and Respiratory systems. These share a fluid nature. Based mainly on a Western scientific perspective, we will discuss alternative and complimentary ways to recognize, maintain, adapt and/or restore health and wellness to these systems.  Included are conditions, diseases and disorders on the Oregon Board of Massage Therapists list, as well as indications and contraindications for conditions common in massage therapy settings. APP textbooks are used for this class. ** Log into MOODLE **

44560

Start date: 04/02/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 230

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (4/2/2018-6/18/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Wendy Loren, MS, LMT 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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This is the fifth in a series introducing the structure and function of the human body as well as disorders, diseases and conditions.  Included are conditions as well as indications and contraindications for conditions common in massage therapy. Required text. Students must successfully complete A/P/P I, II and III before taking this course.

44558

Start date: 04/02/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 108

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (4/2/2018-6/18/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Rosa Jimenez 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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This class will provide students with a deeper understanding of hydrotherapy, thermotherapy, cryotherapy, topical applications, and common add-on services performed by LMTs. This class will include both lecture and hands-on applications to reinforce these concepts. Demonstrations include; body brushing, paraffin dips, body scrubs, topical analgesics, and hot stone massage. Students are required to attend an off-site trip to Epic day Spa in Corvallis, as well as Clinic and Outreach Shifts. As an end of program class, students will be held to an entry-level LMT standard of professionalism.

44557

Start date: 04/02/18

Room :  Downtown Campus Rm 221

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (4/2/2018-6/18/2018)

Class Cost: $399.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Amy Lee  2.Beckett Rowan 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.

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A survey of Chinese medicine and its application in massage, this course introduces traditional meridians, their functions and methods for treatment, and explores how acupressure can be integrated into massage sessions. Concepts such as yin and yang, Qi, and the five phases are also presented. Massage II is a prerequisite.

44570

Start date: 04/04/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 230

11 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/4/2018-6/13/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Elizabeth Cooley 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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This class is a combination of classroom learning and hands on massage experience with members of the community. Topics of discussion include: massage session enhancements, mental health in relation to massage, and working with special populations. Students must be available multiple Fridays and/or Saturdays throughout the term.

44791

Start date: 04/05/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 221

11 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (4/5/2018-6/14/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Amy Lee  2.Beckett Rowan 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.

Call 541-463-6100 to register


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In these introductory, hands-on classes, students palpate bony landmarks and the origins and insertions of muscles, learn specific muscle actions and joint movements, and begin to understand and use anatomical terminology. These courses share a required textbook.  2nd term Students only.

44568

Start date: 04/03/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 230

11 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM (4/3/2018-6/12/2018)

Class Cost: $399.00

Instructor : Heidi Schaefer 

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Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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In these introductory, hands-on classes, students palpate bony landmarks and the origins and insertions of muscles, learn specific muscle actions and joint movements, and begin to understand and use anatomical terminology. These courses share a required textbook. 3rd term students only.

44564

Start date: 04/03/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 221

11 sessions.

Weekly - Tue 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM (4/3/2018-6/12/2018)

Class Cost: $399.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Evan Robinson  2.Heidi Schaefer 

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Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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Kinesiology-Upper Body is one of two required kinesiology courses. Building upon Introduction to Palpation courses. This course presents intermediate level kinesiology concepts and principles, detailed origins, insertions and actions (OIAs) with complex muscle actions and coordinated movements. Video presentation of dissections will be shown, illustrating muscles and their movements, followed by palpation of the OIAs of the given muscle. Students must successfuly complete introduction to Palpation-Upper and Lower before taking this class. Required textbook.

44572

Start date: 04/05/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 230

11 sessions.

Weekly - Thu 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (4/5/2018-6/14/2018)

Class Cost: $369.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Heidi Schaefer  2.Walter Libby 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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This class asks students to engage with the unique ethical challenges faced by touch therapists, encouraging self-reflection to clarify boundaries. Students also learn about the laws and rules that regulate the practice of massage in Oregon. Massage III and Introduction to Communication are prerequisites  

44561

Start date: 04/02/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 230

11 sessions.

Weekly - Mon 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM (4/2/2018-6/18/2018)

Class Cost: $319.00

Instructor : Eva Bray 

Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.



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This is the second class in fulfilling licensing requirements. Attendance in the first class is mandatory. Content will continue to focus on the five basic Swedish strokes, with the addition of their variations and the use of tools. Joint range of motion, mobilization and oppositional stretches will be taught. Students will deepen their understanding of body mechanics and focus on sensitizing their touch. This class also introduces the student to session design. Bring sheets to first class.  Massage I and APP I is a prerequisite.

44569

Start date: 04/04/18

Room :  Downtown Campus, Rm 221

12 sessions.

Weekly - Wed 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (4/4/2018-6/20/2018)

Class Cost: $399.00

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Wendy Doran  2.Katherine Knowles 

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Location : DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus Location : 
  DCA Classroom - Downtown Campus.

Call 541-463-6100 to register


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