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Learn What Pregnancy Massage Means and How it Can Improve the Lives of Others

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Learn What Prenatal Massage Means and How it Can Improve the Lives of Others - 3 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Pregnancy Massage

  2. Massage Therapist

  3. Birth Doula

1. Pregnancy Massage: Take our Pregnancy Massage Online Course and Learn How to Perform Pregnancy Massage Professionally

Our Pregnancy Massage Online Course will teach you all you need to know about pregnancy massage in one convenient location. It's the best course for expecting mothers who want to learn about the most current and safe prenatal massage techniques. This course will show you how to deliver prenatal massage effectively and turn your knowledge into a profitable company. 

Understanding the differences between a prenatal massage and other types of massage is critical. Students will also learn when to begin the prenatal massage and how to perform it properly. 

The physiological and psychological changes that a pregnant woman goes through are included in the curriculum. Students will assess which prenatal massage techniques are best suited to the individual's needs using this knowledge. Prenatal massage and medicine are compared and contrasted.

What you will learn with our Pregnancy Massage Online Courses

  • The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage for Prenatal Women
  • How Does Prenatal Massage Work?
  • Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques
  • Acupuncture for Prenatal Women
  • Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?
  • Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

2. Massage Therapist: Get our Massage Therapist Online Course and Get a Better Understand of Massage and its Health Benefits

Our Massage Therapist Online Course covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology before moving on to massage treatments, giving you essential background information that all massage therapists need. Once you've learned the principles, you can move on to learning how to use massage techniques. 

Massage has been used to cure, rejuvenate, and relax the mind and body for millennia, affecting all of the vital organs and the muscles, joints, and surrounding tissues. Our comprehensive program is designed to give you a thorough grasp of what it takes to work as a massage therapist. 

Massage is more than just soothing muscle stress, as students who complete the online course will find. The human body is an innovative and complicated collection of systems. Massage also relaxes muscle tension, which improves blood and lymphatic flow, reduces ligament and joint stress, and has a cascading effect on the rest of the body. 

The Massage Online Course equips you with the skills and understanding necessary to provide clients with a holistic experience, such as creating the ideal massage environment and organising a session so that the client has the best possible experience. Hot stone, Swedish, and sports massage are among the massage techniques taught in our course bundles. 

Students will be confident in employing massage techniques and offering the most significant possible experience to keep customers coming back by the end of the online course (and telling their friends too). The study concludes with a business strategy and a fundamental understanding of starting and running a firm

What you will learn with our Online Massage Therapy Course

  • Understanding Massage Therapy
  • Understanding Soft Tissue
  • Understanding the Cardiovascular System
  • Understanding the Lymphatic System
  • Understanding the Nervous System
  • Understanding the Musculoskeletal System
  • Conducting Massage Safely
  • Massage as a Therapy and Medicine
  • Preparing for Massage
  • Different Massage Techniques
  • Sports Massage

Who would benefit from this course?

This is a comprehensive course that will take you from complete beginner to having all the knowledge you need to set up and practice as a Massage Therapist, along with giving a solid foundation for advanced study and further study into specific treatment areas. Alternatively you could use the information contained within the course to help friends and family, or learn with a partner, so you can both reap the benefits of massage.

3. Birth Doula: Get a Better Understanding of Birth Doula with our Birth Doula Online Course

Our Birth Doula Online Course explains the roles and responsibilities, and information needed to pursue this rewarding profession. Our training begins with an overview of the doula's role, including explanations of what it does and does not do. 

You'll learn how to reflect here, which is a technique for analyzing what happened and why it happened. You'll discover why it's so important to remember as a doula and how it may help you. You will also be given an organized framework to use in your reflection. 

Doulas help people of all faiths and walks of life. This course will teach you how to deal effectively with people who hold opposing viewpoints and how to respect the ideas of others. One of the most challenging aspects of the job is assisting a family through loss and grief. The doula's role includes prenatal work. You'll help them figure out their goals, expectations, and the solutions that will allow them to get the delivery they want during this time. 

Pregnancy and postpartum cause significant physical and emotional changes in a woman, with nutrition, significantly impacting the baby's health. This course focuses on the principles of nutrition and physical activity so that you may assist women who are unfamiliar with them. 

Birthing doulas must be knowledgeable about the physiology of childbirth. You'll learn about the stages of labor, how to react to them, and how to recognize different patterns. This course discusses the reasons for pain during labor, pain management options, and their advantages and disadvantages. You'll discover the differences between active and traditional labor management.

What you will learn with our Doula Course

  • Scope of Practice of the Birth Doula
  • Practicing Reflectively
  • Ethical Doula Practice
  • Bereavement Practices
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Postpartum Care
  • Prenatal Health
  • Pain Relief During Labor
  • Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries 
  • Starting Your Doula Practice

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  3. Study as many courses as you want
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Course Delivery

All online courses are accessed by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Massage Therapist. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Complementary Medical and Massage organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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The Pregnancy Massage 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Pregnancy Massage

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

  • Pregnancy Massage: What is it?
  • How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?
  • The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage
  • When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

  • Why Prenatal Massage Matters
  • Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy
  • Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

  • Prenatal Massage
  • Positions and Pressure
  • More Benefits
  • The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems
  • Prenatal Massage: The Results
  • Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support
  • More Theories

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

  • Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice
  • Prenatal Massage Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

  • Acupuncture: What is it?
  • How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture
  • Following Up with Clients

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

  • Aromatherapy: What is it?
  • How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women
  • Following up With Clients

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space
  • Effective Time Management
  • How to Manage Your Clients

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Continue Expanding Your Skills
  • Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Course 2 - Massage Therapist

Unit 1: Understanding Massage Therapy

  • Introduction to Massage
  • History
  • Benefits
  • Types of Massage
  • Ethics and Codes of Conduct (USA)
  • Duties of a Massage Therapist

Unit 2: Understanding Soft Tissue

  • What is Soft Tissue?
  • The Composition of Soft Tissue
  • Types of Soft Tissue
  • How does massage relate to soft tissue?
  • Benefits of soft tissue massage
  • Understanding the Skin

Unit 3: Understanding the Cardiovascular System

  • The Basics
  • Health Problems
  • Cardiovascular Benefits of Massage

Unit 4: Understanding the Lymphatic System

  • What is the Lymphatic System?
  • Importance of the Lymphatic System
  • Health Problems Related to the Lymphatic System
  • Causes of Malfunctioning in the Lymphatic System
  • Benefits of Massage for the Lymphatic System
  • Basics of Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Mechanism

Unit 5: Understanding the Nervous System

  • What is the Nervous System?
  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Health Problems
  • Benefits of Massage for the Nervous System

Unit 6: Understanding the Musculoskeletal System

  • What is the Musculoskeletal System?
  • Functions of the Skeletomuscular System
  • Health Problems
  • Benefits of Massage for Musculoskeletal System

Unit 7: Conducting Massage Safely

  • Massage Contraindications
  • Consultation and Communication
  • Prior to Massage
  • During Massage
  • Special Considerations
  • Contagious Conditions
  • Fever
  • Complex Conditions
  • Localized Injuries
  • Pregnancy
  • Elderly
  • Children
  • Aromatherapy Oils
  • Safety
  • Contraindications of Aromatherapy
  • Keeping Yourself Safe

Unit 8: Massage as a Therapy and Medicine

  • How Massage Reduces Stress
  • Scientific Studies
  • Relaxation
  • Other Benefits
  • Tuina Massage Therapy and Qi
  • Medical Advice

Unit 9: Preparing for Massage

  • Cleanliness
  • Adjust the Massage Table
  • Lighting
  • Décor and Theme
  • Soothing Music
  • Spacing
  • Temperature
  • Preparing Yourself Physically and Mentally
  • Preparing Equipment
  • Preparing Your Client

Unit 10: Massage Techniques — Whole Body

  • Body Massage Types
  • Body Massage Sequences
  • Understanding Massage Stroke Types

Unit 11: Massage Techniques — Back, Neck, Head, and Shoulders

  • Anatomy of the Back, Neck, and Shoulders
  • Myofascial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Frictions
  • Head Massage Techniques
  • Lower and Middle Back Massage Techniques
  • Hip and Glutes Massage Techniques

Unit 12: Massage Techniques — Arms, Legs, Hands, and Feet

  • Anatomy of the Arms
  • Front of Shoulder Massage Techniques
  • Arm Massage Techniques
  • Hand Massage Techniques
  • Anatomy of the Legs
  • Leg Massage Techniques
  • Foot Massage Techniques

Unit 13: Massage Techniques — Abdominal

  • Abdominal Massage Benefits
  • The Immune System
  • Weight Loss
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Abdominal Massage Techniques
  • Acupressure for Abdominal Massage

Unit 14: Sports Massage

  • What is Sports Massage?
  • Multidisciplinary Care
  • Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Range of Motion Protocol
  • Strength Training Principles
  • Uses and Benefits of Sports Massage
  • Understanding Injury Rehabilitation
  • Legs, ankles, and feet
  • Back

Course 3 - Birth Doula Online Certificate Course

Unit 1: Scope of Practice of the Birth Doula

  • Introduction to Roles and Scope of Practice
  • Historical Perspectives on Doulas and Birth Coaching
  • Benefits of Receiving Doula Care
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communicating with Clients and Other Healthcare Providers
  • Listening Skills and Overcoming Communication Barriers
  • Terminology of Labor and Birth

Unit 2: Practicing Reflectively

  • Understanding Reflective Practice
  • Keeping a Journal

Unit 3: Ethical Doula Practice

  • Ethical and Moral Frameworks for Doula Practice
  • Caring for Individuals with Special Healthcare Needs
  • Maternal Assessment and Care Ethics
  • Boundaries in the Doula-Client Relationship

Unit 4: Bereavement Practices

  • Understanding Miscarriage
  • Understanding Stillbirth
  • Caring for Clients and Families Through Grief and Loss
  • Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care

Unit 5: Labor and Delivery

  • Early Labor
  • Premature Membrane Rupture
  • The Labor Process
  • Determining Labor Progression
  • Positioning During Labor
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Creating the Ideal Birthing Environment for Your Client
  • Doula Roles in Home and Hospital Settings

Unit 6: Postpartum Care

  • Maternal Postpartum Physiology
  • Pain Control and Comfort Measures
  • Nutrition During the Postpartum Period
  • Newborn Physiology
  • Neonatal Assessment
  • Routine Postpartum Screening Processes
  • Postpartum Mental Health

Unit 7: Prenatal Health

  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Healthy Eating During Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exercise
  • Developing a Birth Plan
  • How to Write a Birth Plan

Unit 8: Pain Relief During Labor

  • Physiological Processes of Labor Pain
  • Perspectives on Pain
  • Natural and Alternative Pain Relief Methods
  • Pharmacological Pain Relief Methods

Unit 9: Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries – Part 1

  • Active Intervention Vs. Anticipated Intervention
  • Interventions During Birth
  • Induced Labor
  • Augmenting Stalled Labor
  • Fetal Monitoring During Labor

Unit 10: Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries – Part 2

  • Fast Births
  • Prolonged Labors
  • Repositioning the Fetus
  • Cesarean Sections
  • Emergency Deliveries
  • Managing Mother’s Emotions During Unplanned Birth Scenarios

Unit 11: Starting Your Doula Practice

  • Supporting Mothers
  • Working with Other Healthcare Professionals
  • Business Models for Doula Practice
  • Getting Started with Clients
  • Tools of the Trade

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Learn What Prenatal Massage Means and How it Can Improve the Lives of Others - 3 Courses in this Bundle

  1. Pregnancy Massage

  2. Massage Therapist

  3. Birth Doula

1. Pregnancy Massage: Take our Pregnancy Massage Online Course and Learn How to Perform Pregnancy Massage Professionally

Our Pregnancy Massage Online Course will teach you all you need to know about pregnancy massage in one convenient location. It's the best course for expecting mothers who want to learn about the most current and safe prenatal massage techniques. This course will show you how to deliver prenatal massage effectively and turn your knowledge into a profitable company. 

Understanding the differences between a prenatal massage and other types of massage is critical. Students will also learn when to begin the prenatal massage and how to perform it properly. 

The physiological and psychological changes that a pregnant woman goes through are included in the curriculum. Students will assess which prenatal massage techniques are best suited to the individual's needs using this knowledge. Prenatal massage and medicine are compared and contrasted.

What you will learn with our Pregnancy Massage Online Courses

  • The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage
  • Massage for Prenatal Women
  • How Does Prenatal Massage Work?
  • Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques
  • Acupuncture for Prenatal Women
  • Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?
  • Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

2. Massage Therapist: Get our Massage Therapist Online Course and Get a Better Understand of Massage and its Health Benefits

Our Massage Therapist Online Course covers the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology before moving on to massage treatments, giving you essential background information that all massage therapists need. Once you've learned the principles, you can move on to learning how to use massage techniques. 

Massage has been used to cure, rejuvenate, and relax the mind and body for millennia, affecting all of the vital organs and the muscles, joints, and surrounding tissues. Our comprehensive program is designed to give you a thorough grasp of what it takes to work as a massage therapist. 

Massage is more than just soothing muscle stress, as students who complete the online course will find. The human body is an innovative and complicated collection of systems. Massage also relaxes muscle tension, which improves blood and lymphatic flow, reduces ligament and joint stress, and has a cascading effect on the rest of the body. 

The Massage Online Course equips you with the skills and understanding necessary to provide clients with a holistic experience, such as creating the ideal massage environment and organising a session so that the client has the best possible experience. Hot stone, Swedish, and sports massage are among the massage techniques taught in our course bundles. 

Students will be confident in employing massage techniques and offering the most significant possible experience to keep customers coming back by the end of the online course (and telling their friends too). The study concludes with a business strategy and a fundamental understanding of starting and running a firm

What you will learn with our Online Massage Therapy Course

  • Understanding Massage Therapy
  • Understanding Soft Tissue
  • Understanding the Cardiovascular System
  • Understanding the Lymphatic System
  • Understanding the Nervous System
  • Understanding the Musculoskeletal System
  • Conducting Massage Safely
  • Massage as a Therapy and Medicine
  • Preparing for Massage
  • Different Massage Techniques
  • Sports Massage

Who would benefit from this course?

This is a comprehensive course that will take you from complete beginner to having all the knowledge you need to set up and practice as a Massage Therapist, along with giving a solid foundation for advanced study and further study into specific treatment areas. Alternatively you could use the information contained within the course to help friends and family, or learn with a partner, so you can both reap the benefits of massage.

3. Birth Doula: Get a Better Understanding of Birth Doula with our Birth Doula Online Course

Our Birth Doula Online Course explains the roles and responsibilities, and information needed to pursue this rewarding profession. Our training begins with an overview of the doula's role, including explanations of what it does and does not do. 

You'll learn how to reflect here, which is a technique for analyzing what happened and why it happened. You'll discover why it's so important to remember as a doula and how it may help you. You will also be given an organized framework to use in your reflection. 

Doulas help people of all faiths and walks of life. This course will teach you how to deal effectively with people who hold opposing viewpoints and how to respect the ideas of others. One of the most challenging aspects of the job is assisting a family through loss and grief. The doula's role includes prenatal work. You'll help them figure out their goals, expectations, and the solutions that will allow them to get the delivery they want during this time. 

Pregnancy and postpartum cause significant physical and emotional changes in a woman, with nutrition, significantly impacting the baby's health. This course focuses on the principles of nutrition and physical activity so that you may assist women who are unfamiliar with them. 

Birthing doulas must be knowledgeable about the physiology of childbirth. You'll learn about the stages of labor, how to react to them, and how to recognize different patterns. This course discusses the reasons for pain during labor, pain management options, and their advantages and disadvantages. You'll discover the differences between active and traditional labor management.

What you will learn with our Doula Course

  • Scope of Practice of the Birth Doula
  • Practicing Reflectively
  • Ethical Doula Practice
  • Bereavement Practices
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Postpartum Care
  • Prenatal Health
  • Pain Relief During Labor
  • Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries 
  • Starting Your Doula Practice

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All online courses are accessed by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Massage Therapist. You will also be issued with an international continuing education credit (CEU) certificate, accepted by many Complementary Medical and Massage organizations worldwide.

The Certificate is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers, and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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The Pregnancy Massage 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Pregnancy Massage

Unit 1: The Fundamentals of Pregnancy Massage

  • Pregnancy Massage: What is it?
  • How Is Prenatal Massage Different from Other Massage Types?
  • The Main Differences Between A Prenatal Massage and A Regular Massage
  • When Should Prenatal Massage Start?

Unit 2: Massage for Prenatal Women

  • Why Prenatal Massage Matters
  • Physiological Changes Throughout Pregnancy
  • Tips for Taking Care of Pregnant Women Through Massage

Unit 3: How Does Prenatal Massage Work?        

  • Prenatal Massage
  • Positions and Pressure
  • More Benefits
  • The Eternal Massage Vs. Medication Debate for Solving Prenatal Problems
  • Prenatal Massage: The Results
  • Tiffany Fields: Thoughts, Research, and Support
  • More Theories

Unit 4: Understanding Pregnancy Massage Techniques

  • Why You Should Use Targeted Massage Techniques in Your Practice
  • Prenatal Massage Techniques
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Shiatsu Massage

Unit 5: Acupuncture for Prenatal Women

  • Acupuncture: What is it?
  • How to Perform Prenatal Acupuncture
  • Following Up with Clients

Unit 6: Pregnancy and Aromatherapy: A Match Made in Heaven?

  • Aromatherapy: What is it?
  • How to Conduct Aromatherapy Sessions for Pregnant Women
  • Following up With Clients

Unit 7: Managing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Setting up And Sorting Your Work Space
  • Effective Time Management
  • How to Manage Your Clients

Unit 8: Marketing Your Pregnancy Massage Business

  • Continue Expanding Your Skills
  • Where To Market Your Pregnancy Massage Business
  • Effective Ways to Reach Out to Advertisers

Course 2 - Massage Therapist

Unit 1: Understanding Massage Therapy

  • Introduction to Massage
  • History
  • Benefits
  • Types of Massage
  • Ethics and Codes of Conduct (USA)
  • Duties of a Massage Therapist

Unit 2: Understanding Soft Tissue

  • What is Soft Tissue?
  • The Composition of Soft Tissue
  • Types of Soft Tissue
  • How does massage relate to soft tissue?
  • Benefits of soft tissue massage
  • Understanding the Skin

Unit 3: Understanding the Cardiovascular System

  • The Basics
  • Health Problems
  • Cardiovascular Benefits of Massage

Unit 4: Understanding the Lymphatic System

  • What is the Lymphatic System?
  • Importance of the Lymphatic System
  • Health Problems Related to the Lymphatic System
  • Causes of Malfunctioning in the Lymphatic System
  • Benefits of Massage for the Lymphatic System
  • Basics of Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Mechanism

Unit 5: Understanding the Nervous System

  • What is the Nervous System?
  • Functions of the Nervous System
  • Health Problems
  • Benefits of Massage for the Nervous System

Unit 6: Understanding the Musculoskeletal System

  • What is the Musculoskeletal System?
  • Functions of the Skeletomuscular System
  • Health Problems
  • Benefits of Massage for Musculoskeletal System

Unit 7: Conducting Massage Safely

  • Massage Contraindications
  • Consultation and Communication
  • Prior to Massage
  • During Massage
  • Special Considerations
  • Contagious Conditions
  • Fever
  • Complex Conditions
  • Localized Injuries
  • Pregnancy
  • Elderly
  • Children
  • Aromatherapy Oils
  • Safety
  • Contraindications of Aromatherapy
  • Keeping Yourself Safe

Unit 8: Massage as a Therapy and Medicine

  • How Massage Reduces Stress
  • Scientific Studies
  • Relaxation
  • Other Benefits
  • Tuina Massage Therapy and Qi
  • Medical Advice

Unit 9: Preparing for Massage

  • Cleanliness
  • Adjust the Massage Table
  • Lighting
  • Décor and Theme
  • Soothing Music
  • Spacing
  • Temperature
  • Preparing Yourself Physically and Mentally
  • Preparing Equipment
  • Preparing Your Client

Unit 10: Massage Techniques — Whole Body

  • Body Massage Types
  • Body Massage Sequences
  • Understanding Massage Stroke Types

Unit 11: Massage Techniques — Back, Neck, Head, and Shoulders

  • Anatomy of the Back, Neck, and Shoulders
  • Myofascial Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Frictions
  • Head Massage Techniques
  • Lower and Middle Back Massage Techniques
  • Hip and Glutes Massage Techniques

Unit 12: Massage Techniques — Arms, Legs, Hands, and Feet

  • Anatomy of the Arms
  • Front of Shoulder Massage Techniques
  • Arm Massage Techniques
  • Hand Massage Techniques
  • Anatomy of the Legs
  • Leg Massage Techniques
  • Foot Massage Techniques

Unit 13: Massage Techniques — Abdominal

  • Abdominal Massage Benefits
  • The Immune System
  • Weight Loss
  • Increased Flexibility
  • Abdominal Massage Techniques
  • Acupressure for Abdominal Massage

Unit 14: Sports Massage

  • What is Sports Massage?
  • Multidisciplinary Care
  • Massage
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Range of Motion Protocol
  • Strength Training Principles
  • Uses and Benefits of Sports Massage
  • Understanding Injury Rehabilitation
  • Legs, ankles, and feet
  • Back

Course 3 - Birth Doula Online Certificate Course

Unit 1: Scope of Practice of the Birth Doula

  • Introduction to Roles and Scope of Practice
  • Historical Perspectives on Doulas and Birth Coaching
  • Benefits of Receiving Doula Care
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Communicating with Clients and Other Healthcare Providers
  • Listening Skills and Overcoming Communication Barriers
  • Terminology of Labor and Birth

Unit 2: Practicing Reflectively

  • Understanding Reflective Practice
  • Keeping a Journal

Unit 3: Ethical Doula Practice

  • Ethical and Moral Frameworks for Doula Practice
  • Caring for Individuals with Special Healthcare Needs
  • Maternal Assessment and Care Ethics
  • Boundaries in the Doula-Client Relationship

Unit 4: Bereavement Practices

  • Understanding Miscarriage
  • Understanding Stillbirth
  • Caring for Clients and Families Through Grief and Loss
  • Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care

Unit 5: Labor and Delivery

  • Early Labor
  • Premature Membrane Rupture
  • The Labor Process
  • Determining Labor Progression
  • Positioning During Labor
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Creating the Ideal Birthing Environment for Your Client
  • Doula Roles in Home and Hospital Settings

Unit 6: Postpartum Care

  • Maternal Postpartum Physiology
  • Pain Control and Comfort Measures
  • Nutrition During the Postpartum Period
  • Newborn Physiology
  • Neonatal Assessment
  • Routine Postpartum Screening Processes
  • Postpartum Mental Health

Unit 7: Prenatal Health

  • Nutrition During Pregnancy
  • Healthy Eating During Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Exercise
  • Developing a Birth Plan
  • How to Write a Birth Plan

Unit 8: Pain Relief During Labor

  • Physiological Processes of Labor Pain
  • Perspectives on Pain
  • Natural and Alternative Pain Relief Methods
  • Pharmacological Pain Relief Methods

Unit 9: Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries – Part 1

  • Active Intervention Vs. Anticipated Intervention
  • Interventions During Birth
  • Induced Labor
  • Augmenting Stalled Labor
  • Fetal Monitoring During Labor

Unit 10: Advanced Labor Management – Difficult Labors and Deliveries – Part 2

  • Fast Births
  • Prolonged Labors
  • Repositioning the Fetus
  • Cesarean Sections
  • Emergency Deliveries
  • Managing Mother’s Emotions During Unplanned Birth Scenarios

Unit 11: Starting Your Doula Practice

  • Supporting Mothers
  • Working with Other Healthcare Professionals
  • Business Models for Doula Practice
  • Getting Started with Clients
  • Tools of the Trade

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

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