It is safe to say that all massage therapists have clients who use medication. Many massage therapists want more information on how those medications work, and how massage might affect their function. This introductory pharmacology class addresses basic principles of drug mechanisms, possible side effects and adverse reactions, and how massage therapy can be adjusted to meet those concerns.
Participants will be able to…
- Participants will be able to…define pharmacology…
- Drug classification
- Read and interpret a standard drug guide
- List common side effects that are relevant to massage therapy
- Predict appropriate accommodations for medications and side effects