Hospital-Based Massage Therapy Course, certificate Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
The Hospital-Based Massage Therapy Course at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers a unique opportunity for professional massage therapists to enhance their skills and advance their practice in the acute care hospital setting.
This five-week course is for established massage therapists who want to learn how to alleviate pain and treat health conditions in a hospital setting.
Through the course, you will receive a comprehensive review of therapeutic relationship building, learn treatment planning and a team-based approach to integrative health care, and how to navigate and document medical records.
Learners complete course content using Blackboard, an online learning management system. The in-depth discussions, hands-on training, and interactive sessions are geared to increase knowledge, performance, and patient outcomes. In turn, this course allows participants to experience self-exploration. After completing the coursework, learners participate in an experiential learning opportunity interacting directly with patients at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
A curriculum that includes five weeks of interactive online training
Following the five-week online training session, students complete an experiential learning experience at Mayo Clinic, which includes an internship and shadowing
A program that gives you the skills needed to focus your practice as a healing touch for medical patients
After successfully completing this course, you receive a certificate of completion from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences.