5 CE Hours - E1091
Learn about common cardiopulmonary symptoms and causes; cardiopulmonary medications and cardiopulmonary indications and contraindications for specific massage techniques. The information in this course is clearly stated and applicable to general practitioners as well as those who work in specialty practices.
In this course, you will:
The age old question: What do you know about what you don't know? This is material I will re-read and keep close at hand, and share with my clients. There is just so much to understand and know from the physiological side---it over taxes the mind with just how fascinating the body is and how marvelous it all works together to create homeostasis. So glad I stumbled on this course.
- Pamela S. Clark, LMT, NCTMB
All of this information is extremely valuable to me, both personally and for my clients, most of whom are over the age of 70! Thanks for the clear presentation of complex and detailed information.
- Mary Bea McCaffray, LMP
I found this course to be extremely helpful. It's easy to get complacent after comfortably working with many clients for 27 years without incident. As I age, so do many of my regular clients. I would highly recommend this course to colleagues as an invaluable refresher.
- Maryjane Michaud O'Connor, LMT
Extremely relevant information and topics. A delight to find such informative information on such advanced subjects.
- P. Benson, LMP, AMTA
I always study with a marker in hand and highlight all useful information. My whole course is now a glowing yellow! Your course is excellent!
- E. Allen, LMT
I thoroughly enjoyed the course. It was enlightening to know the indications and contraindications to the cardiopulmonary system.
- Daniel Porter, LMT
This course was extremely informative, not only for understanding possible medical issues with clients but for personal reasons as well, having known so many people affected by many of these diagnoses.
- T. Beyjo Gunnell, LMT
VERY INFORMATIVE MATERIALS. A VERY SENSIBLE, WELL THOUGHT PRESENTATION OF SUBJECT MATTERS.
- Joyanne Benedicto, LMT
Very well presented information, repeating as necessary to assist in learning. A great refresher that will be very helpful with my clients.
- Susan Whitcomb, LMT
It was excellent. I can use it in my practice. I am really glad I took this course.
- Dorota Orosz, LMT
Very well done for a complicated and important topic.
- C. Jane Martin, LMBT
This course was very interesting for my personal health as well as for my clients. Thank you for this online course.
- Lorena Sue Boyce, LMT, BCTMB
Good course and user friendly with all the information to finalize with 100% score. very pleased!
- Wendy Hall, LMT
The information presented was up to date and very understandable to layman as well as professional. This gives appropriate information so that a discussion with a client regarding appropriate therapy can accomplish a lot for both of us!
- Jean M. Cerny, LMT
A wonderful review of the cardiopulmonary system. Valuable information that will benefit my massage practice.
- Patricia Allwein, LMT
Helpful course. Very detailed information about cardiopulmonary function and symptoms. Also interesting research findings and case presentations. Thanks !
- Bonnie Britton, LMT, NCTMB
The site for the Institute is very user friendly. The course was not as hard to navigate as I thought it would be. Overall I am pleased with the experience of this online training as well as the detailed instruction.
- Lucia Chan, LMT
This course provided me with excellent information that will benefit me and my clients in my massage practice.
- Patrick Nicholson, LMT
Lots of great anatomy!!! Great refresher and excellent information to use in my practice! Thank you!
- Robin Warren, LMT
This course was excellent!!!! Very important and enlightening. Thank you for providing great and informative courses.
- Nora Sasson, LMT
Excellent course for anyone. Good knowledge is working with an elderly client.
- Terry Debiaw, LMT
- Kelly Green
Interesting and helpful.
- Jodi Wojciechowski, LMT, NCTMB
- Teresa Larsen, LMT
- Mary Kelly McDermott, LMT, NCTMB
- Greg Satorie, LMT
Lots of important information. I will be reviewing and making charts to assist during health history taking with clients.
- Jeanne Berger, LMT
This course was awesome. So much information that will be so helpful in my daily life as well as my practice.
- Connie Stewart-Sacks, LMT
- Danielle Doeing, LMT
- Therese Emil, LMT, NCTMB
I really enjoyed this course and will definitely be able to use it in my daily work!
- Heather Hickman, LMT
Very clear. Shows IIHS has been hard at work refining and revising the material. And I learned a lot of new material.
- Efrom Rachim Baskin, LMT
- Dondi Gasper, LMT, NCTMB
I loved this one! Challenging yet easy to follow and very informative.
- Kristy Jones, LMT
Much information to gain...great review as well.
- Colette Bomback, LMT
This course allowed me not only to review what I have already learned but to refresh my memory in matters that I might have forgotten.
- Patrisha Tinsley-Cordero, LMT
- Andria Valent, LMP, NCTMB
I really liked this course.
- Anna Ostarly, LMT
I will appreciate having this information on hand to be more aware.
- Robin Alexander, LMP
Really good course.
- Elizabeth Henry-Barlow, LMT, NCTMB
This course helped me grow as a massage therapist.
- Heidi Claridge
Lots of great information, easy to understand. Convenient and affordable, didn't have to travel or spend a lot of money on a class.
- C. Weston, LMT
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The Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Approved Provider 049478-00.
Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.
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Sharon Burch holds a Masters Degree in Nursing and has been practicing as a nurse since 1974. She is currently a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas. Additionally, Ms. Burch studied under many of today's leaders in massage therapy and bodywork during the 1980s, became Nationally Certified through the NCBTMB in 1993 and holds a professional membership with the AMTA.
As founder of Health Positive!, Ms. Burch has created over 60 home study nursing and massage continuing education programs, performed over 65 public, live educational presentations, has written two published books, served as a member on the NCBTMB Continuing Education committee and was a founding member of the National Association of Nurse Massage Therapists.
Sharon is an instructor on many of the Institute's programs and has authored and co-authored various ethics courses and additional titles such as Touch for the Seriously Ill, Stress Reduction Through Bodywork, Staying Well – Naturally, Cardiopulmonary Health and Illness, Chronic Pain Management, Marketing Massage in Four Easy Steps, Preventing Medical Errors, HIV Update for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers, Understanding HIV, Massage for Edema and more.