Course Title: Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5357 Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Title: Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

SPRT5109C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

SPRT5109C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

SPRT5109C

City Campus

TAFE

155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

VE 2017 ()

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

Course Contact Email: joshua.davies@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine the remedial massage needs of athletes and to adjust assessment and treatment to develop preventative and injury related treatment strategies for athletes and other sport active people.

This unit applies to remedial massage therapists.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTMSG007 Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

Elements:

1. Determine scope of massage services required

2. Adapt remedial massage assessment and treatment strategies to athlete needs

3. Monitor and evaluate athlete treatment strategies


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.

 

Assessment Task 1 – Case Study

Assessment Task 2 – Practical assessments