What do we need to know about the medications our clients use, in order to provide them with safe and effective massage?
This e-Book provides a comprehensive foundation in basic pharmacology for use in clinical settings, research literacy, and communication with other healthcare professionals. Completing the material in this e-Book will prepare the student with pharmacological knowledge commonly used in diverse clinical settings. This material is prerequisite knowledge for massage educational objectives, as outlined by various stakeholders in the following table.
Massage educational objectives addressed by this e-Book
|Guidelines document||Learning objective|
|College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) Guidelines for Foundational Knowledge||
|ITEC qualifications: International||Objective|
|ITEC qualifications: UK||Objective|
|Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) Content Outline||N/A|
|Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge (MTBoK)||
|National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM) Content Outline||
http://www.ncbtmb.org/pdf/CandidateHandbook.pdf version 08.3, p. 23, accessed 2 August 2011
|National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB) Content Outline||
|National Certification for Advanced Practice (NCAP) test specifications report||N/A|
 http://www.cmtbc.bc.ca/documents/GFK%20effective%20March%2017,%202010.pdf, p. 116, accessed 1 August 2011
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