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Pathology: Digestive and Endocrine Systems

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5 CE Hours - E1008
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Pathology: Digestive and Endocrine Systems

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Materials

  • Manual - 44 pages
  • Multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion

Description

Learn about the digestive and endocrine systems and their pathology. This course includes a thorough review of the anatomy and physiology of the digestive and endocrine systems; a description of the essential nutrients for human health, including their source, benefits and deficiencies on the human body, and massage indications and contraindications for specific digestive and endocrine disorders.

In this course, you will learn:

  • various attributes of the digestive and endocrine systems
  • how to differentiate between hyperglycemia and hypogylcemia
  • the primary danger from diabetic crisis
  • the benefits that massage and bodywork give to the endocrine and digestive systems
  • contraindications for therapeutic actions in relation to the endocrine and digestive systems
  • signs and symptoms of issues regarding the endocrine or digestive system and where referring out to another provider is recommended

Course Objectives

  1. Define the following words: cholesterol, colostomy, digestion, elimination, endocrine, hormone, nutrition, peristalsis
  2. Compare the differences between hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia and identify the primary danger from diabetic crisis
  3. Identify at least three benefits that massage and bodywork give to the endocrine and/or digestive systems
  4. Identify at least three contraindications for therapeutic actions in relation to the endocrine and/or digestive systems
  5. Identify at least three endocrine or digestive system signs or symptoms that you might recognize and refer the client to a primary care provider for evaluation

Course Reviews

Elizabeth I. Gach, LMT, BCTMB

4/4/2022

Daniel Frechette

4/1/2022

Very well done. Even as a Registered Nurse I re-learned many details I had forgotten. And good to know so many contraindications of massage given certain conditions.

SylvieMarie Toussaint, LMT, BCTMB

4/1/2022

Sandra Reichard, LMT, BCTMB

3/20/2022

carrie zala, LMT

3/13/2022

Great experience!!

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Instructors

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

Sharon Burch, MSN, RN, NCTMB

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.

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