Catalog 2016-2017 
    Mar 19, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 135 Hydrotherapy and Injury Management

5 credits
This course teaches self-care techniques, correct body mechanics and the physiology of healing as they relate to treating sprains, strains and repetitive stress injuries. This includes instruction in specific hydrotherapy techniques.

Prerequisites: MAST 105 , MAST 115 , MAST 125 .

Corequisites: MAST 145 , MAST 155 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Apply appropriate hydrotherapy techniques to sprains, strains, and repetitive stress injuries
  • Explain the stages of healing and inflammation
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to create an effective treatment plan  
  • Assess the severity of sprains, strains, and repetitive stress injuries
  • Utilize correct body mechanics to avoid potential injury from administering massage