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COVID-19 Exemption for Live CE Hours: IF YOU ARE A FLORIDA LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST - This class can be used towards satisfaction of your LIVE CE Hours (AS of 3.3.2021 until Aug. 31, 2021). Due to COVID-19, the Florida Board of Massage Therapy presently allows licensees to satisfy the "Live Hands-On CEs" (temporarily Waived) using courses labeled: "ANYTIME" and Subject Area: "Relevant To Massage Therapy Techniques". You do not have to take a live webinar or go to an in person class.
This individual (4) CE hour course meets those requirements under CE Broker Course Code: 20-818022.
To purchase the (3) Course Package (12) CE Hours: "COVID-19 Exemption for Live Hours": CLICK HERE
Physiologic Effects Of Water And Hydrotherapy (4) hours: This course emphasizes the importance of knowing the physiologic effects of water upon the human body, examining the short term and long term applications of hot and cold therapies. It is intended to give the massage therapist a stronger appreciation for its many uses and effectiveness as a therapeutic tool. Topics of learning will include:
- Understanding waters physical properties, chemistry of the human body, hydration, and electrolytes.
- The physiologic effects of temperature upon the human body, indications and contraindications.
- Therapeutic forms of cold applications, contrast applications, and contraindications.
- When hydrotherapy will be localized and reflexive; short and long term affects of hot and cold applications.
This course is Approved by the:
>Boards of Massage Therapy in Louisiana, Texas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee
>Accepted in most states (except Mississippi and N.Y.)
NCBTMB Provider: 207
Florida Provider: 50-15123
Louisiana Provider: LAP273
Louisiana Course Number: LCEU0002894