Massage: Medications & Massage Therapy: Introduction to Pharmacology
20.00
Online
Elective
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Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of affinity and the process of neurotransmission of drug molecules. 
  • Compare and contrast pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. 
  • Explain the concept of bioavailability. 
  • List and discuss the contraindications for massage on specific systems of the body. 
  • Identify and discuss the four primary processes of pharmacokinetics. 
  • Define the effects of different massage strokes on systems of the body. 
  • Discuss the efficacy of massage to treat pain and symptoms of prescription and illicit opioid use disorder.
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Medications & Massage Therapy: Introduction to Pharmacology

20.00

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of affinity and the process of neurotransmission of drug molecules. 
  • Compare and contrast pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. 
  • Explain the concept of bioavailability. 
  • List and discuss the contraindications for massage on specific systems of the body. 
  • Identify and discuss the four primary processes of pharmacokinetics. 
  • Define the effects of different massage strokes on systems of the body. 
  • Discuss the efficacy of massage to treat pain and symptoms of prescription and illicit opioid use disorder.