Pathology and Pharmacology for Complementary Therapists

Course Dates: 16/10/19 - 30/10/19
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

As a therapist it is important to have confidence in understanding pathologies and medication your client may disclose. This course aims to build your confidence in a variety of common pathologies and pharmacology faced in a clinical environment.

Description

What is the course about?

As a therapist it is important to have confidence in understanding pathologies and medication your client may disclose. This course aims to build your confidence in a variety of common pathologies and pharmacology faced in a clinical environment.

What will we cover?

• What is pathology?
• Acute and Chronic presentations
• Common pathologies, their presentations, allopathic screening and treatment
• Common medication for complaints and considerations for the complementary therapist.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Improve confidence with client’s presenting a pathology and/or taking prescribed medication
• Discuss pathologies in a way your client will understand
• Discuss treatment adaptations to support client’s needs
• Identify possible impact of client’s medication.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is designed for those who hold a level 3 or above qualification in Massage, Reflexology. Aromatherapy or Sports massage.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught in a variety of ways including:
• Class discussions and presentations
• Hands on demonstrations
• Pair and small group work
• Flipped learning.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Pen and paper for making notes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

A range of other CPD courses for professional therapists is available, such as: Advanced massage using sports massage techniques; Deep Tissue massage for Professionals; Practitioners Certificate in Japanese Facial Rejuvenation.

General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

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Tutor Biographies
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Check your level

Course Code: FPD84

Wed, day, 16 Oct - 30 Oct '19

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

Full fee: £139.00
Senior fee: £139.00
Concession: £139.00

Before booking on this course, please register or log in to your account to complete a short online assessment. We need you to do this to check that this course is the right level for you.
Why do I need an advice session?

Any questions? health@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2622

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.