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CURRICULUM

PROGRAM CURRICULUM: 517 HOURS

ISHA follows an independent course numbering system to assign courses in accordance with program requirements. The system is designed to identify courses and differentiate the level of study. Courses are numbers sequentially and assigned a letter prefix depicting the program title. A clock hour is defined as a minimum of 50 minutes of supervised or directed instruction with appropriate breaks.

Human Anatomy and Physiology: 165 Clock Hours

➤ ANP101  Anatomy: 42 Clock Hours
➤ ANP102  Physiology: 42 Clock Hours
➤ ANP103  Pathology: 40 Clock Hours
➤ ANP104 Kinesiology: 41 Clock Hours

Basic Massage Theory and History: 100 Clock Hours

➤ MT102 Contraindications: 50 Clock Hours
➤ MT103 History & Benefits of Massage: 50 Clock Hours

Clinical Practicum: 125 Clock Hours

➤ CP101 Swedish & Therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage Movements: 50 Clock Hours
➤ CP102 Table Mechanics/Draping: 25 Clock Hours
➤ CP103 Sanitation/Hygiene: 25 Clock Hours
➤ CP104 Massage Equipment: 25 Clock Hours

Allied Modalities: 76 Clock Hours

➤ TPT100 Trigger Point Therapy: 14 Clock Hours
➤ PRE101 Prenatal Massage: 12 Clock Hours
➤ CHA102 Chair Massage: 12 Clock Hours
➤ MLD103 Manual Lymphatic Massage: 12 Clock Hours
➤THA104 Thai Yoga Massage/Energy-work: 14 Clock Hours
➤ REF105 Reflexology Massage: 6 Clock Hours
➤ SPO106 Sports Massage: 6 Clock Hours

Hydrotherapy: 15 Clock Hours

➤ HYD106 Theory and Practice of Hydrotherapy: 15 Clock Hours

Florida Law, HIV, Medical Errors, Ethics, CPR, & Business of Massage:
36 Clock Hours

➤ HIV001 HIV/AIDS Education: 3 Clock Hours
➤ FSR002 Florida Statutes/Rules: 10 Clock Hours
➤ ME003 Medical Errors: 2 Clock Hours
➤ ETH004 Professional Ethics: 6 Clock Hours
➤ BOM006 Business of Massage: 15 Clock Hours

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