12 CE Hour Advanced Geriatric and Seniors Massage and Bodywork (Computer-Based Live Interactive Webinar)
This live course is approved by NCBTMB, FL, SC, GA & TN boards of massage and all states that accept NCBTMB hours. Florida Board of Massage will accept this course as a live "relevant to massage techniques" hands-on training for the 2022/2023 relicensing period due Aug 31, 2023.
If you are taking this training for CE credit, please check with your own board to ensure you will receive the credit you need PRIOR TO registering or paying for this class. There is a $25 cancellation fee to cancel for any reason, plus 7-days notice is required prior to the start of training to change or cancel.
In this live interactive webinar, you will have some opportunity to have instructor interaction with questions/answers and hear other students' questions regarding the presented material. Our webinars are largely interactive with polls, break-out sessions with the other students and more. Please read the email instructions provided prior to the start of your training to get the very most out of it! Please login to your live webinar 30 minutes prior to the start of class. Any student who is not logged in at the start of class, or anyone does not attend the entire online class will not receive a certificate or CE credit. We cannot provide a certificate or partial CE credit for partial attendance for any webinar. Please click HERE to view our Webinar FAQs & Policies. Thank you.
This 12 CE Hour Advanced Geriatrics and Seniors Massage and Bodywork live interactive webinar is offered in the EASTERN TIME ZONE on the following dates:
Please select "10:00 am March 21, 2023" above for the following 2-day class schedule: Tuesday & Wednesday, March 21 & 22, 2023 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm in Eastern Time
- Please select "1:00 pm July 16, 2023" above for the following 2-day class schedule: Sunday & Monday, July 16 & 17, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 7:30 pm in Eastern Time
A 30-minute meal break provided in the middle of class as well as a 10 minute break each class hour.
12 CE Hour Advanced Geriatrics and Seniors Massage and Bodywork Class Includes all Aging Theory & Science Presentation provided in our 6 hour geriatric training (listed below), plus extensive hands-on, evidence-based routines of massage and bodywork techniques that can be applied to seniors for therapeutic benefit. These include abdominal massage for constipation, full body skin moisturizing, hand massage techniques and much more! Your geriatric science presentation includes:
- Geriatric Changes in Muscle
- Organ, Gland & Tissue Changes
- Bone & Osteoporosis Conditions
- Arthritic Conditions (covers: Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout plus Heberden & Bouchard's Nodes)
- The Top 3 Deteriorations of the Human Spine (Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis & Disc Degeneration)
- Joint Deterioration & Replacement (covers cemented and uncemented prosthesis)
- Skin Conditions & Changes (includes: Age/Liver Spots, Seborrheic Keratosis & Shingles)
- Vision & Hearing Changes (includes: Glaucoma, Corneal Disease, Cataracts, Conjunctivitis, Dry Eyes, Floaters & Presbyopia)
- Falling & Balance Issues with Nervous & Cardiovascular Changes
- Cardiovascular Conditions & Considerations - Hormonal & Endocrine System Changes
- Dementia & Alzheimers
- Communications for Geriatrics
- Elder Abuse
- Bodywork Modifications that can be made for Treatment
- Extensive Research About Bodywork for Geriatrics
- Health Care Proxy Info
- The 3 stages of geriatrics and how to accomodate each stage
Students will also learn 2 different Sweet Sessions™ in this geriatric class. One Sweet Session™ is for client's who are terminal, and the 2nd Sweet Session™ is for clients who are simply living out their natural life. Sweet Sessions™ can be provided to the most "compromised" clients such as those who are contraindicated for "regular" massage or bodywork. A Sweet Session™ includes gentle massage, joint rotation, energy work plus muscle and bone tracing.
Students will also learn how to massage their Geriatric client on a massage table in supine and pronated positions, in a massage chair, in a wheelchair and more. Students will walk away from this class with multiple hands-on routines to work with a larger variety of geriatric clients.
Advanced Geriatrics and Seniors Massage and Bodywork CE Broker Course #: 20-899033
About Your Class Instructor:
Wendy Langen PA-C, MCMSc, LMT, is a graduate of the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy. She has been a Licensed Massage Therapist since 1992. Wendy returned to the Sarasota school as a licensed graduate to teach Anatomy and Physiology in the 90’s.
Wendy went on to obtain a Master’s Degree in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University in 2000. Today, she is a licensed and nationally-certified physician assistant. Wendy currently holds a primary faculty position at the Barry University Physician Assistant Program, in addition to teaching CE Classes part-time at CE Institute LLC.
Wendy has an extensive medical, teaching and research background that surpasses most massage therapy instructors. She has worked in diagnostic medicine and has been repeatedly published in the medical community. You can view more about Wendy’s accolades by clicking HERE.
Wendy teaches the entire geriatric class program at CE Institute LLC. She was also instrumental in auditing and updating our geriatrics course and program. Wendy’s instruction of CE Institute classes include anatomy, sports massage, advanced massage techniques, trigger point therapy and other medical bodywork specialties.
When Wendy is not available, this class will be taught by Instructor Selena Belisle. You can view a more complete list of Selena’s accolades including her publications, training and experience by clicking HERE.
CE Institute LLC prides itself in providing the very best of instructors and educational experiences for our students. Sign-up today and prepare yourself for an incredible 5-star learning experience.