Hot Stone Massage Online Certificate Course

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Our comprehensive Hot Stone Massage Online Course goes beyond merely teaching you the methods involved in hot stone massage. It is the perfect course for those looking to start a new career. This online course will take you from complete novice to qualified and confident massage therapist.

The foundations of our premium course are covered first. It goes through the basics of massage and its benefits, as well as anatomy and physiology and the advantages of a Hot Stone Massage. This course will also cover the various tactics you can employ, as well as everything you need to know about starting a business and attracting your first customers.

Learners will be able the fundamentals, such as what equipment they'll need, how to establish a treatment room, how to use heat stones, as well as how to give a massage. You'll also have access to various trade secrets that will help you become more adept and faster.

What you will learn with our Hot Stone Massage Online Course

  • Introduction to Hot Stone Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Key Information
  • Advantages of Hot Stone Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Theory
  • Performing a Hot Stone Massage
  • Business Practices

Who is the Hot Stone Massage Course designed for?

The Hot Stone Massage Course is designed to take anyone students from beginner to business-owner. Likewise, existing business owners in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries could add hot stone massage to the treatments they offer upon completion of the course (and obtaining the necessary insurance).

The course can also be taken for those who wish to use the techniques learned within to treat their friends, family, and partners.

Hot Stone Massage Online Course - Requirements

The Hot Stone Massage Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 20 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Hot Stone Massage Course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Hot Stone Massage Online Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction

We will discover what hot stone massage is in this unit. After that, we'll discuss how hot stone massage came to be. The benefits of hot stone massage are discussed near the end of the unit.

What is Hot Stone Massage?

Various regions of the body are kneaded and stroked with the hands during a massage. Pressure is given to the body in a variety of ways, from light to strong. A masseuse or massage therapist, who has received specific training, does massage. Massages usually consist of one or more movements, such as tapping, vibrating, circular motions, stroking, and kneading.

The Development of Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage is thought to have originated in India about 5,000 years ago. It was a component of Ayurveda, a holistic practice. Stones were obtained from nearby riverbeds and used hot or cold at the time. Ayurveda is a holistic approach to sickness that focuses on preventing rather than treating it.

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

  • The therapist is better able to identify points on a client’s body that need more work.
  • The therapist can easily adjust the amount of pressure used during the massage compared to solely using their hands.

Movements During Hot Stone Massage

  • Friction
  • Stripping and Combing
  • Stroking

Unit 2: Hot Stone Massage Key Information

We'll study which rocks work best for hot stone massage in this unit. Then we'll go over the conditions that hot stone massage can help with and the body parts that are addressed for each.

Types of Hot Stones

In a hot stone massage, there are three types of stones that are commonly utilized.

  • Sedimentary Rocks
  • Igneous Rocks
  • Metamorphic Rocks

Factors in Choosing Hot Stones

There are a few things to think about while selecting hot stones for a massage.

  • Textures of Stone
  • Composition of the Stone
  • Size of the Stone

Caring for Hot Stones

It is a good idea to clean the stones before using them for the first time. It's enough to give it a quick rinse in warm water (with or without antibacterial soap). Massage oil should then be applied on the stones. Allow the oil to soak into the stones and then dry. The stones are ready for usage once the oil has been absorbed by them. The stones must be sterilized after each use.

Conditions Hot Stones Can Treat

Fibromyalgia has no recognized cause. Experts, on the other hand, feel that aberrant hormone levels in the brain are to blame. It could also be due to the incapacity of the central nervous system to process pain signals. It's also possible that genes play a factor in whether or not a person develops the disease.

Unit 3: Advantages of Hot Stone Massage

We've just gone over the various ailments that hot stone massage can help with; now it's time to look at the bigger picture. Rather than focusing on what this therapy approach can and cannot address, we'll look at the many benefits of it in this section. This will allow you to fully comprehend the therapeutic potential of hot stone massage.

The Natural Therapy

The fact that a hot stone massage is 100% natural is the most obvious benefit. The therapy depends entirely on fundamental forces such as warmth, texture, and weight to heal the body, with no sophisticated gadgets or delicate machines. With that in mind, let's look at some of the potential advantages of hot stone massage, based on the benefits of general massage techniques.

Natural Immunity Boost

Massages are thought to have a direct effect on our immune system, which is an all-encompassing advantage.

  • A reduction in cortisol
  • A boost in white blood cell count
  • A reduction

Minimal Risks and Contraindications

This medication is ideal for anyone looking for a safe therapeutic option with little side effects. Nonetheless, like with any treatment, there are certain hazards, albeit minor. Let's start by reviewing all of the numerous circumstances in which a client would need to visit a doctor before receiving a hot stone massage.

Business Opportunities

Last but not least, when done correctly, hot stone massage can be a lucrative business.

Unit 4: Hot Stone Massage Theory

The primary muscles of the body will be covered in this unit. The chakras and auras will then be discussed. The unit comes to a close with the body's reflexology sites.

Muscles in the Body

Over 600 muscles serve a lot of functions in the body.

  • Lifting or carrying objects
  • Walking from place to place

Chakras

Chakras are seven energy centers on the human body. A chakra is a positive energy wheel that runs through your body. The seven chakras go from the crown of the head to the base of the spine and are aligned with the spine. Each chakra corresponds to a specific body part. Negative energy, stress, and a lack of exercise are all reasons that can cause the chakras to close.

Aura

Auras are thought to be an unseen energy field that surrounds all living things. Auras come in a variety of colors, each of which provides insight into what is going on in a person's life on a spiritual and emotional level. The aura of a person can be felt rather than seen.

Reflexology Points

Zone theory is used to guide reflexology. Each zone connects the body's sections to the hands and feet's equivalent zones. Each toe and finger represents one of ten zones. According to zone theory, the body is divided into 10 longitudinal zones, five on each side. The thumb represents zone one on the hand, whereas the tiny finger represents zone five.

Unit 5: Performing a Hot Stone Massage

This class will teach you how to perform a hot stone massage and what equipment you'll need. After that, we'll discuss the variables to consider while putting up a massage parlor. The following part explains how to appropriately heat the stones and how to do so safely. The unit will come to a close with a discussion of massages.

Equipment

You'll need some basic equipment before you can do a hot stone massage. Let's look at what you should put on your shopping list.

Setting Up the Treatment Room

Your massage room should have a professional appearance while yet being welcoming.

  • Size of the room
  • Sights and sounds
  • Lighting

Heating the Stones

To heat the stones, always use a professional heater. Microwaves, ovens, slow cookers, or any other heat source that has been repurposed should not be used on stones. Use water wherever possible. You'll be able to better manage the temperature of the stones as a result of this. You should purchase a calibrated thermometer even if the heater has a thermostat.

Massage Techniques

We'll go over the several techniques that can be employed during a hot stone massage in this section.

  • Crisscrossing
  • Elephant walking
  • Heeling

Unit 6: Business Practices – Part 1

In this unit, we'll discover what effective customer service entails and how to establish a positive rapport with consumers. We'll also consider prices, profits, and anticipated costs. The unit comes to a close with a discussion about safety.

Customer Service and Rapport

Customer service may make or break a company's success. You can provide the best services in the world, but if your consumers are uncomfortable visiting your place, your efforts will be for naught.

Charging, Profit, and Expenses

  • Charging - The final hourly rate is determined by your previous massage expertise and whether or not additional services are included in the treatment. If a client demands aromatherapy or a particular treatment, for example, the fee will increase.
  • Profits - You may boost your company's revenues in a variety of ways.
  • Expenses - If you don't have any employees, your rent payment is likely to be one of your biggest regular costs. The cost of renting a space is mostly determined by its location and size. If you haven't built up a clientele yet, consider a location with a lot of foot traffic.

Safety

It doesn't matter what industry you work in, safety is paramount. You must act with the safety of both yourself and the client in mind.

Licenses

If you want to work as a massage therapist, you may require a license, depending on where you live. A massage therapist must be licensed in most states. The standards for obtaining a license, on the other hand, may differ.

Unit 7: Business Practices – Part 2

We'll discover how to safeguard your company against lawsuits in this unit. We'll look at how you may help your clients comprehend the therapies they choose in the next part, which is all about informed consent. This section also covers how to conduct a consultation and preserve accurate notes. The American Massage Therapy Association's Code of Ethics will also be discussed.

Liability and Insurance

You may consider skipping insurance in the beginning, especially when considering all of the upfront costs of starting a massage business. It is not suggested that you do this. As important as having a message table is having insurance. It is what protects you, your company, and even your customers.

Informed Consent

A client's entitlement to a complete and accurate understanding of any treatment they receive is referred to as informed consent. As a massage therapist, it is your responsibility to make sure you explain the risks and advantages of any therapy, as well as how those risks and benefits may affect the client. You should also produce and have the client sign a paper that states as much.

Consultation and Recordkeeping

  • Consultation - During the initial session, it is critical to obtain basic information about your customer. A form that the client may fill out may be the best way to obtain this information.
  • Recordkeeping - Having a successful business requires you to keep accurate records. Legible, full, and accurate records should always be a priority. In the event of a medical emergency or legal proceedings, this could be crucial.

Code of Ethics

Every profession has a code of ethics that governs the industry's behavioral norms.

Confidentiality

When working with your clients, it's critical that you maintain strict secrecy and safeguard any personal or confidential information they give with you. You can only release your clients' information if you're forced to by law or a court order. If you have employees, make sure they are aware of this.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Hot Stone 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.

Unit 1: Introduction

  • What is Hot Stone Massage?
  • The Development of Hot Stone Massage
  • Benefits of Hot Stone Massage
  • Movements During Hot Stone Massage

Unit 2: Hot Stone Massage Key Information

  • Types of Hot Stones
  • Factors in Choosing Hot Stones
  • Caring for Hot Stones
  • Conditions Hot Stones Can Treat

Unit 3: Advantages of Hot Stone Massage

  • The Natural Therapy
  • Natural Immunity Boost
  • Minimal Risks and Contraindications
  • Business Opportunities

Unit 4: Hot Stone Massage Theory

  • Muscles in the Body
  • Chakras
  • Aura
  • Reflexology Points

Unit 5: Performing a Hot Stone Massage

  • Equipment
  • Setting Up the Treatment Room
  • Heating the Stones
  • Massage Techniques

Unit 6: Business Practices – Part 1

  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Charging, Profit, and Expenses
  • Safety
  • Licenses

Unit 7: Business Practices – Part 2

  • Liability and Insurance
  • Informed Consent
  • Consultation and Recordkeeping
  • Code of Ethics
  • Confidentiality

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

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Study our Hot Stone Massage Online Course Today

Our comprehensive Hot Stone Massage Online Course goes beyond merely teaching you the methods involved in hot stone massage. It is the perfect course for those looking to start a new career. This online course will take you from complete novice to qualified and confident massage therapist.

The foundations of our premium course are covered first. It goes through the basics of massage and its benefits, as well as anatomy and physiology and the advantages of a Hot Stone Massage. This course will also cover the various tactics you can employ, as well as everything you need to know about starting a business and attracting your first customers.

Learners will be able the fundamentals, such as what equipment they'll need, how to establish a treatment room, how to use heat stones, as well as how to give a massage. You'll also have access to various trade secrets that will help you become more adept and faster.

What you will learn with our Hot Stone Massage Online Course

  • Introduction to Hot Stone Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Key Information
  • Advantages of Hot Stone Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage Theory
  • Performing a Hot Stone Massage
  • Business Practices

Who is the Hot Stone Massage Course designed for?

The Hot Stone Massage Course is designed to take anyone students from beginner to business-owner. Likewise, existing business owners in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries could add hot stone massage to the treatments they offer upon completion of the course (and obtaining the necessary insurance).

The course can also be taken for those who wish to use the techniques learned within to treat their friends, family, and partners.

Hot Stone Massage Online Course - Requirements

The Hot Stone Massage Course is delivered 100 percent online.

To successfully complete this course, a student must:

  • Have access to the internet and the necessary technical skills to navigate the online learning resources
  • Have access to any mobile device with internet connectivity (laptop, desktop, tablet)
  • Be a self-directed learner
  • Possess sound language and literacy skills

Quick Course Facts

  1. Course content is structured for easy comprehension
  2. Approximately 20 hours of study is needed to complete the course
  3. Registered students gain unrestricted access to the Hot Stone Massage Course
  4. All course material is available online 24/7 and can be accessed using any device
  5. Study online from anywhere in your own time at your own pace
  6. All students who complete the course will be awarded with a certificate of completion

Hot Stone Massage Online Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction

We will discover what hot stone massage is in this unit. After that, we'll discuss how hot stone massage came to be. The benefits of hot stone massage are discussed near the end of the unit.

What is Hot Stone Massage?

Various regions of the body are kneaded and stroked with the hands during a massage. Pressure is given to the body in a variety of ways, from light to strong. A masseuse or massage therapist, who has received specific training, does massage. Massages usually consist of one or more movements, such as tapping, vibrating, circular motions, stroking, and kneading.

The Development of Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage is thought to have originated in India about 5,000 years ago. It was a component of Ayurveda, a holistic practice. Stones were obtained from nearby riverbeds and used hot or cold at the time. Ayurveda is a holistic approach to sickness that focuses on preventing rather than treating it.

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

  • The therapist is better able to identify points on a client’s body that need more work.
  • The therapist can easily adjust the amount of pressure used during the massage compared to solely using their hands.

Movements During Hot Stone Massage

  • Friction
  • Stripping and Combing
  • Stroking

Unit 2: Hot Stone Massage Key Information

We'll study which rocks work best for hot stone massage in this unit. Then we'll go over the conditions that hot stone massage can help with and the body parts that are addressed for each.

Types of Hot Stones

In a hot stone massage, there are three types of stones that are commonly utilized.

  • Sedimentary Rocks
  • Igneous Rocks
  • Metamorphic Rocks

Factors in Choosing Hot Stones

There are a few things to think about while selecting hot stones for a massage.

  • Textures of Stone
  • Composition of the Stone
  • Size of the Stone

Caring for Hot Stones

It is a good idea to clean the stones before using them for the first time. It's enough to give it a quick rinse in warm water (with or without antibacterial soap). Massage oil should then be applied on the stones. Allow the oil to soak into the stones and then dry. The stones are ready for usage once the oil has been absorbed by them. The stones must be sterilized after each use.

Conditions Hot Stones Can Treat

Fibromyalgia has no recognized cause. Experts, on the other hand, feel that aberrant hormone levels in the brain are to blame. It could also be due to the incapacity of the central nervous system to process pain signals. It's also possible that genes play a factor in whether or not a person develops the disease.

Unit 3: Advantages of Hot Stone Massage

We've just gone over the various ailments that hot stone massage can help with; now it's time to look at the bigger picture. Rather than focusing on what this therapy approach can and cannot address, we'll look at the many benefits of it in this section. This will allow you to fully comprehend the therapeutic potential of hot stone massage.

The Natural Therapy

The fact that a hot stone massage is 100% natural is the most obvious benefit. The therapy depends entirely on fundamental forces such as warmth, texture, and weight to heal the body, with no sophisticated gadgets or delicate machines. With that in mind, let's look at some of the potential advantages of hot stone massage, based on the benefits of general massage techniques.

Natural Immunity Boost

Massages are thought to have a direct effect on our immune system, which is an all-encompassing advantage.

  • A reduction in cortisol
  • A boost in white blood cell count
  • A reduction

Minimal Risks and Contraindications

This medication is ideal for anyone looking for a safe therapeutic option with little side effects. Nonetheless, like with any treatment, there are certain hazards, albeit minor. Let's start by reviewing all of the numerous circumstances in which a client would need to visit a doctor before receiving a hot stone massage.

Business Opportunities

Last but not least, when done correctly, hot stone massage can be a lucrative business.

Unit 4: Hot Stone Massage Theory

The primary muscles of the body will be covered in this unit. The chakras and auras will then be discussed. The unit comes to a close with the body's reflexology sites.

Muscles in the Body

Over 600 muscles serve a lot of functions in the body.

  • Lifting or carrying objects
  • Walking from place to place

Chakras

Chakras are seven energy centers on the human body. A chakra is a positive energy wheel that runs through your body. The seven chakras go from the crown of the head to the base of the spine and are aligned with the spine. Each chakra corresponds to a specific body part. Negative energy, stress, and a lack of exercise are all reasons that can cause the chakras to close.

Aura

Auras are thought to be an unseen energy field that surrounds all living things. Auras come in a variety of colors, each of which provides insight into what is going on in a person's life on a spiritual and emotional level. The aura of a person can be felt rather than seen.

Reflexology Points

Zone theory is used to guide reflexology. Each zone connects the body's sections to the hands and feet's equivalent zones. Each toe and finger represents one of ten zones. According to zone theory, the body is divided into 10 longitudinal zones, five on each side. The thumb represents zone one on the hand, whereas the tiny finger represents zone five.

Unit 5: Performing a Hot Stone Massage

This class will teach you how to perform a hot stone massage and what equipment you'll need. After that, we'll discuss the variables to consider while putting up a massage parlor. The following part explains how to appropriately heat the stones and how to do so safely. The unit will come to a close with a discussion of massages.

Equipment

You'll need some basic equipment before you can do a hot stone massage. Let's look at what you should put on your shopping list.

Setting Up the Treatment Room

Your massage room should have a professional appearance while yet being welcoming.

  • Size of the room
  • Sights and sounds
  • Lighting

Heating the Stones

To heat the stones, always use a professional heater. Microwaves, ovens, slow cookers, or any other heat source that has been repurposed should not be used on stones. Use water wherever possible. You'll be able to better manage the temperature of the stones as a result of this. You should purchase a calibrated thermometer even if the heater has a thermostat.

Massage Techniques

We'll go over the several techniques that can be employed during a hot stone massage in this section.

  • Crisscrossing
  • Elephant walking
  • Heeling

Unit 6: Business Practices – Part 1

In this unit, we'll discover what effective customer service entails and how to establish a positive rapport with consumers. We'll also consider prices, profits, and anticipated costs. The unit comes to a close with a discussion about safety.

Customer Service and Rapport

Customer service may make or break a company's success. You can provide the best services in the world, but if your consumers are uncomfortable visiting your place, your efforts will be for naught.

Charging, Profit, and Expenses

  • Charging - The final hourly rate is determined by your previous massage expertise and whether or not additional services are included in the treatment. If a client demands aromatherapy or a particular treatment, for example, the fee will increase.
  • Profits - You may boost your company's revenues in a variety of ways.
  • Expenses - If you don't have any employees, your rent payment is likely to be one of your biggest regular costs. The cost of renting a space is mostly determined by its location and size. If you haven't built up a clientele yet, consider a location with a lot of foot traffic.

Safety

It doesn't matter what industry you work in, safety is paramount. You must act with the safety of both yourself and the client in mind.

Licenses

If you want to work as a massage therapist, you may require a license, depending on where you live. A massage therapist must be licensed in most states. The standards for obtaining a license, on the other hand, may differ.

Unit 7: Business Practices – Part 2

We'll discover how to safeguard your company against lawsuits in this unit. We'll look at how you may help your clients comprehend the therapies they choose in the next part, which is all about informed consent. This section also covers how to conduct a consultation and preserve accurate notes. The American Massage Therapy Association's Code of Ethics will also be discussed.

Liability and Insurance

You may consider skipping insurance in the beginning, especially when considering all of the upfront costs of starting a massage business. It is not suggested that you do this. As important as having a message table is having insurance. It is what protects you, your company, and even your customers.

Informed Consent

A client's entitlement to a complete and accurate understanding of any treatment they receive is referred to as informed consent. As a massage therapist, it is your responsibility to make sure you explain the risks and advantages of any therapy, as well as how those risks and benefits may affect the client. You should also produce and have the client sign a paper that states as much.

Consultation and Recordkeeping

  • Consultation - During the initial session, it is critical to obtain basic information about your customer. A form that the client may fill out may be the best way to obtain this information.
  • Recordkeeping - Having a successful business requires you to keep accurate records. Legible, full, and accurate records should always be a priority. In the event of a medical emergency or legal proceedings, this could be crucial.

Code of Ethics

Every profession has a code of ethics that governs the industry's behavioral norms.

Confidentiality

When working with your clients, it's critical that you maintain strict secrecy and safeguard any personal or confidential information they give with you. You can only release your clients' information if you're forced to by law or a court order. If you have employees, make sure they are aware of this.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this course and achieving a passing score for the assessment, you will become a qualified Hot Stone 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.

Unit 1: Introduction

  • What is Hot Stone Massage?
  • The Development of Hot Stone Massage
  • Benefits of Hot Stone Massage
  • Movements During Hot Stone Massage

Unit 2: Hot Stone Massage Key Information

  • Types of Hot Stones
  • Factors in Choosing Hot Stones
  • Caring for Hot Stones
  • Conditions Hot Stones Can Treat

Unit 3: Advantages of Hot Stone Massage

  • The Natural Therapy
  • Natural Immunity Boost
  • Minimal Risks and Contraindications
  • Business Opportunities

Unit 4: Hot Stone Massage Theory

  • Muscles in the Body
  • Chakras
  • Aura
  • Reflexology Points

Unit 5: Performing a Hot Stone Massage

  • Equipment
  • Setting Up the Treatment Room
  • Heating the Stones
  • Massage Techniques

Unit 6: Business Practices – Part 1

  • Customer Service and Rapport
  • Charging, Profit, and Expenses
  • Safety
  • Licenses

Unit 7: Business Practices – Part 2

  • Liability and Insurance
  • Informed Consent
  • Consultation and Recordkeeping
  • Code of Ethics
  • Confidentiality

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

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  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

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  • 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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