Infectious Disease, Emerging Infectious Disease and Infection Protection Strategies

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:3)

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From regular price $50 to $30 Now till August 30

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
   1. State License Renewal: YES
   2. NCBTMB Recertification: YES

Multimedia: Includes narration, images, text and an audio interview with Dr. Ronald Klatz, from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and Dr. John B. Symes a medical researcher and consultant.

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SNEAK PEEK

Working in physically close, prolonged contact with your clients increases the risk of contracting and spreading infectious disease. Learn about various components of infections pathogens as well as different basic strategies to protect yourselves and your clients. Learn how new strains of infection are emerging that are highly resistant to our arsenal of pharmaceuticals and various treatments.

Students will also have the unique opportunity to hear a discussion between a doctor and leading authority in anti-aging medicine and a medical researcher in new medical technologies. Learn about the role of pathogens, the immune system and lifestyle in infectious disease as you work with the public.

Attention:

Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1) lecture. This lecture is available for 4 credit hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including an online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to be credited 3 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $50  Special Offer Now $30
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours: 3 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: Deborah Monfette

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Working with clients suffering from chronic degenerative disorders

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:8)

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
   1. State License Renewal: YES
   2. NCBTMB Recertification: YES

This course is directed towards clients suffering from degenerative disorders such as Tremor, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, etc. Students will learn how these types of disorders produce a bewildering variety of startling and sometimes intimidating symptoms. In learning how to work with these patients, massage therapists must remember that their prime objective must always be to "do not harm". Thus, they can be put in the precarious position of deciding whether their work is an appropriate part of someone’s healing process. Great informative course for the licensed massage therapists working in Chiropractic offices, hospitals, nursing homes and their own private practices.

Attention:
Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1) lecture. This lecture is available for 8 Continuing Education Hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to be credited 8 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $95   
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours: 8 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: Gabrielle Grigore, MD

 

Optimal Health as a Massage Therapist:

What you should know about the flu virus, working closely with the public in your Massage Therapy businesses

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:9)

Big Discount Prices for Online Cont. Ed.
From regular price $150 to $65
Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
   State License Renewal: YES

Multimedia: Includes video segments from the USGS, National Wildlife Health Center, in Madison Wisconsin and the Western Ecological Research Center in Sacramento ,CA on Avian Influenza: Dr. Leslie Dierauf and Dr. Steve Schwarzbach respectively.

Please Check System Requirements before enrollment this course.

SNEAK PEEK

Learn key facts about the seasonal flu, the cause, common flu symptoms, how it spreads, and what to do if you get sick. Learn about prevention, importance of good hygiene habits, seasonal flu vaccine do.s and don.ts, the contagious period and treatment. In addition, gain a basic understanding of the Avian Influenza, (Bird Flu) especially if you travel worldwide. Why the concern? What is the difference? Why is it so deadly, and how does it spread? Officials fear H5N1 is the most likely one to mutate into a form that humans could contract more easily. The possibility of a worldwide influenza epidemic, a pandemic, and federal recommendations on being prepared and having a plan.
You will be more prepared and knowledgeable about avoiding or contracting these viruses while closely working with the public. Having optimal health will also optimize your businesses.

Attention:
Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1) lecture. This lecture is available for 9 Continuing Education Hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to be credited 9 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $150    Special Offer Now $65
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours: 9 hours

Important Policy


The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by:Gabrielle Grigore, MD

 

Iridology

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1 Lectures(Cont. Ed Hours:9)

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From regular price $120 to $110

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
1. State License Renewal: YES

Iridology is the study of the iris, or colored part of the eye. Students will learn about the overall appearance of the eye, plus its specific fiber arrangement, pigment details, and more. With these tools, the therapist may analyze, and monitor the health condition of their client. This course will provide any health care practitioner including massage therapists, Reiki therapists, etc. with the basic knowledge of how to use Iridology within scope of their practice.

Attention:
Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1)lecture. This lecture is available for 9 Continuing Education Hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to be credited 9 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $120 Special Offer Now $110
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours:9 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: Gabrielle Grigore, MD

 

Iridology

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1 Lectures(Cont. Ed Hours:9)

Big Discount Prices for Online Cont. Ed. Now
From regular price $120 to $110

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
1. State License Renewal: YES

Iridology is the study of the iris, or colored part of the eye. Students will learn about the overall appearance of the eye, plus its specific fiber arrangement, pigment details, and more. With these tools, the therapist may analyze, and monitor the health condition of their client. This course will provide any health care practitioner including massage therapists, Reiki therapists, etc. with the basic knowledge of how to use Iridology within scope of their practice.

Attention:
Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1)lecture. This lecture is available for 9 Continuing Education Hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to be credited 9 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $120 Special Offer Now $110
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours:9 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: Gabrielle Grigore, MD

 

The Benefits of Amino Acids

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:8)

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From regular price $120 to $90

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
State License Renewal: YES

Amino Acids (AA): We hear a lot about them; they are good for this and great for that. But what actually are they and why should we really care about them? Where do we get them? What happens if we do not get enough? What happens if we get too much? And what happens if they are not in balance? In this course, we will explore these questions, and more.

Upon completion of the course, a Continuing Education Certificate will be mailed to you within 7 working days. Expect to receive the certificate within 10 - 14 days. If you have not received your certificate within 14 days, e-mail Here

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment

Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to to be credited 8 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $120Special Offer Now $90
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours:8 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by:Gabrielle Grigore,M.D.

 

The Benefits of Essential Fatty Acids

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:8)

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Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
State License Renewal: YES

What is so essential about Essential Fatty Acids?
Essential Fatty Acids (EFA): Omega 3s, 6s, and 9s have been getting a lot press lately. There is a growing body of research trumpeting the many benefits of taking them; also the ills we can experience from not getting enough of them in our diet.

In this course, we will explore in the ins and outs of EFAs: what they are, how they work, why we need them, what happens when if we do not get enough of them, what happens when they are out of balance and more.

Upon completion of the course, a Continuing Education Certificate will be mailed to you within 7 working days. Expect to receive the certificate within 10 - 14 days. If you have not received your certificate within 14 days, e-mail Here

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment

Students must complete the course including a online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to to be credited 8 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $120 Special Offer Now $90
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours:8 hours

Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: Gabrielle Grigore,M.D.

 

Anatomy & Physiology Review

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:10)

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
State License Renewal: YES

This course is a review of Anatomy & Physiology of the human body, presented in one lecture.

Recommended text is, A Massage Therapists Guide to Pathology (Second Edition) by Ruth Werner ISBN 0-7817-3293-X

This online course is available to licensed massage therapists, nurses, physical therapists, health care practitioners, etc. and the general public.

Upon completion of the course, a Continuing Education Certificate will be mailed to you within 7 working days. Expect to receive the certificate within 10 - 14 days. If you have not received your certificate within 14 days, e-mail the Instructor.

Attention:
Licensed Massage Therapists, nurses, health care practitioners, and general public. This online course is presented in (1) lecture. This lecture is available for 10 Continuing Education Hours. Upon completion a Certificate will be issued.

Requirement for completion: maximum 7 calendar days from the date the payment Students must complete the course including an online exam within 7 calendar days from the date the payment was submitted. The required online exam received after 7 calendar days will be considered overdue, and will not be accepted for the issuing of the Continuing Education Certificate.

Student must pass an exam to to be credited 10 hours for each lecture. Minimum passing grade is 75%. Student will be granted 3 trials to pass the exam. After 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake this lecture.

Cost: $100
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.
Continuing Education Hours: 10 hours

See Important Policy

The online student must re-register and re-pay for the course in full if the online student fails to abide by the above enforced policy.

The course is prepared by: John Murphy

 

Ethics and Professionalism for Health Care Practitioner

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1 Lecture(Cont. Ed Hours:6)

Description:

Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:

State License Renewal


This course is presented in one lecture.

This course was developed to help expand the knowledge and skills of all health care professionals with regards to the subject of professional ethics.

The information in this course has been derived from various professional sources. It is the responsibility of the practitioner to determine which principals and theories are appropriate with regards to his or her personal boundaries and their scope of practice.

Topics include: Professionalism, The House Portability and Accountability Act, Dual/Sexual Relationships.

This online course is available to licensed massage therapists, nurses, physical therapists, health care practitioners, etc. and the general public.

Course Instructions:

To begin this course, open up the lecture on Ethics for LMT .The course includes 3 discussions on professionalism, The House Portability and Protection Act, and dual/sexual relationships. For supplemental study materials, open the Instructional Materials file.

Concluding the completion of the discussions, you will be asked to open up the Case Study file and choose just ONE case study. Answer the questions for that specific case study with 2-3 sentence answers for each question.

Once the case study is completed, e-mail the case study and your full name and mailing address to Dr. Madore . Upon receipt of your case study and contact information, a continuing education certificate will be mailed to you within 7 working days. Expect to receive the certificate within 10 - 14 days. If you have not received your certificate within 14 days, e-mail the instructor, Dr. Madore

Cost: $90
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours: 6 hours

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The course is prepared by: Dr. Linda Madore

 

Ethics, Professionalism, and Health Service Management

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6 Lectures

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
State License Renewal: YES

This course was developed to educate the health care practitioner with regards to the subject of professional ethics and practice management. The information in this course has been derived from various professional resources. The course includes the principals and theories that are appropriate with regards to establishing personal boundaries and acquiring the knowledge of scope of practice. It provides the tools necessary in practice management.

Note: At this time this On-Line course is not available to the students attending on campus at our institute.

Course Format:

This course contains 6 lectures as described below:

Five of the six lectures will give 4.5 hours of credit per lecture to a student or 4.5 Continuing Education Hours to a health care practitioner(s).

One lecture will give 18 hours of credit to a student or 18 Continuing Education Hours to a health care practitioner(s).

The recommended text and workbook for this course:

  1. Massage, Career at your Fingertips, 5th edition, Ashley, Martin J.D. L.M.T., Enterprise Publishing, 2006 ISBN: 0-9644662-5-2
  2. Massage, Career at your Fingertips Workbook, 5th edition, Ashley, Martin J.D. L.M.T., Enterprise Publishing, 2006 ISBN: 0-9644662-9-5


Other recommended text that will enhance your knowledge in ethics and assist in creating the business plan:

  1. The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists, Body workers and Movement Teachers, 2nd edition, McIntosh, N., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005
  2. Successful Business Planning in 30 Days, 3rd edition, Patsula P., Patsula Media, 2004. ISBN: 0-9678402-3-6

Information for Health Care Practitioners

Cost: The course is priced by lecture. Please see the price for the lecture in each lecture description.
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours: 4.5 hours per lecture x 5 lectures
18 hours x 1 lecture


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The course is prepared by: Dr. Linda Madore

 

Hygiene & Pathology

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9 Lectures

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
State License Renewal: YES

Students have the option to take as many lectures as they want from 1 - 9 lecture in any order. Exception: Students enrolled in the Massage Therapy Certification Program must take all 9 lectures.

The course is designed to equip the massage therapist with a basic understanding of hygiene and pathology.

There are many diseases and there are too many to memorize. The health care practitioner(s) and/or the massage therapist student(s) will develop a basic understanding of hygiene, pathogens and pathologies, how the body responds to disease, especially with the skin and muscles. Then when encountering something new or when learning about a new disease that has just come out (i.e. SARS), they can apply what they have learned.

Recommended text is, A Massage Therapists Guide to Pathology (Second Edition) by Ruth Werner ISBN: 0-7817-3293-X

Information for Health Care Practitioners

Cost: This course is priced per lecture. Each lecture's cost is $60.00.
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours: 5 hours per lecture x 9 lectures.

Course Format:

This course consists of 9-lectures. Students taking all 9 lectures will be granted a total of 42 hours.

A passing grade of 75.0% per lecture is required in order to receive credit hours. Student will be granted 3 free of charge trials to pass the lecture. After the 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake the lecture at cost.

Students have the option to ask questions via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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The course is prepared by: John Murphy

 

Anatomy & Physiology

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28 Lectures

Description:
Continuing Education Hour Approval Status:
1. State License Renewal: YES

Students have the option to take as many lectures as they want from the lecture 1 to the lecture 28, in any order. Exception: Students enrolled in the Massage Therapy Certification Program must take all 28 lectures.

You are about to embark on a journey that will take you through the most fascinating organism on the planet, the human body. You will visit the smallest functional unit in the body and travel to the largest organ in the body. You will be exposed to the 206 bones in the skeletal system, you will learn about the over 600 muscles in the body, and the trillions of neurons in the nervous system. When you have completed this study you will have a new appreciation for the human organism.

This course is geared toward the massage therapist in training, but will serve as an excellent course of study for any one planning to pursue any health related field of study appreciation for the human organism.

Recommended text is Martini, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology(Fifth Edition or later)
ISBN 0-13-017292-8(fifth edition), ISBN 0-13-061568-4(sixth edition)

Course Format:

This online course will be presented to you in 28 individual lectures. Upon completion of 28 lectures, the student will be granted a total of 150 hours.

A passing grade of 75.0% per lecture is required in order to receive credit hours. Student will be granted 3 free of charge trials to pass the lecture. After the 3rd unsuccessful attempt, student is required to retake the lecture at cost.

Information for Health Care Practitioners

Cost: The course is priced per lecture. Each lecture's cost is $60.00.
Alumni discount does not apply for online courses.

Continuing Education Hours: 5 hours per lecture x 28 lectures

Students have the option to ask questions via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Important Policy

The course is prepared by: John Murphy