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Pathology for Massage Therapy

This course will provide a theoretical foundation of disease pathology, medical diagnosis, biomedical, pharmacological interventions and psychosocial factors and the implications for massage therapy.

Course Code DRMS602
Level 6
Credits 15


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify pathological processes on body systems and medical diagnostic testing associated with disease processes.
  • Analyse and interpret the physiological, psychological and psychosocial effects of massage therapy on disease processes of body systems.
  • Analyse and identify the implications for effects of massage therapy on pain management and pharmacological interventions used in the treatment of disease process.

Delivered as part of the following programmes