Course Title: Develop massage practice

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: EMPL7096C

Course Title: Develop massage practice

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5357 - Diploma of Remedial Massage

Course Contact: Joshua Davies

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4333

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Sonny Shoduri

sonny.shoduri@rmit.edu.au

9925 4212

 

 

This unit of competency is co-delivered with:

HLTMSG001

HLTMSG004

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

This course will  be co-delivered with the following courses:

  • HLTMSG002/NURS5361 Assess client massage needs
  • HLTMSG004/SPRT5103C Provide massage treatments

Course Description

          This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish the foundations of massage practice, evaluate what makes a sustainable practice and then to develop an approach to own practice.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTMSG001 Develop massage practice

Element:

1. Establish foundations of massage practice
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify, access and interpret information on the central philosophies of massage practice

1.2 Evaluate the massage system of treatment and its application to current health issues

1.3 Compare and contrast massage, other complementary health modalities and broader health practice

Element:

2. Represent the massage framework

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Determine information needs of different individuals and groups

2.2 Identify key messages that represent the philosophy and practice of massage

2.3 Communicate information about massage at level of depth appropriate to audience needs

Element:

3. Determine requirements for sustainable massage practice

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Identify key issues that affect the development and sustainability of professional practice

3.2 Identify economic, environmental, human and social considerations, and their impact on professional practice

3.3 Establish a personal health strategy that supports massage practice

3.4 Access, interpret and collate current information that supports professional practice

Element:

4. Develop approach to own practice
 

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Reflect on professional goals and aspirations

4.2 Identify and assess professional opportunities in massage

4.3 Reflect on the opportunities and constraints of individual personal circumstances

4.4 Make decisions about practice direction, based on reflection and research

4.5 Develop practical strategies that address own practice goals


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

All class learning materials, notes and other key learning resources can be accessed via myRMIT

at www.rmit.edu.au/learninghub.

A combination of activities will support student’s learning in this course, such as:

• Face-to-face &/or online lectures to cover theoretical and practical concepts for each topic in

the course

• Students will learn to apply their skills and knowledge to work integrated learning (WIL) in the

student & clinical practice environment, during simulations and classroom based learning

• Work experience &/or placements observation of performance in the workplace will be a

valuable part of your learning experience

• Tutorial activities (individually and in teams) to discuss, debate, critique and consolidate your

ideas and extend your understanding around key concepts within specific topics

• Online discussions and activities to support and collaborate with other students in your course

and debate and discuss ideas

• Utilise and develop critical research and cognitive skills to find credible sources of health

information

• Self-directed study time (eg. readings or activities around theory) to enhance and strengthen

your knowledge and understanding of theoretical concepts

• To further facilitate learning students are strongly encouraged to use a range of communication

tools between themselves and their course instructor as well as between themselves and fellow

students by using the online learning platform

• It is strongly recommended that students partner up with fellow students in order to practice

assessment, treatment and palpation techniques


Teaching Schedule

Group A

Group B

Class Topic

7/2

10/2

Introduction to Anatomy - Navigating the Body

14/2

17/2

Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Intermedius, Vastus Medialis

21/2

24/2

Semimembranosus, Semitendinosus, Biceps Femoris, Adductor Magnus, Adductor Longus

28/2

3/3

Assessment 1

7/3

10/3

Tibialis Anterior, Peroneals, Gastrocnemius

14/3

17/3

Soleus, Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius

21/3

24/3

Piriformis, Quadratus Lumborum

28/3

31/3

Assessment 2

4/4

7/4

Pectoralis Major, Pectoralis Minor, Rectus Abdominis

11/4

14/4

Group A: Psoas, Erector Spinae

Group B: No class – Mid Semester Break

18/4

21/4

Group A: No class – Mid Semester Break

Group B: Psoas, Erector Spinae

25/4

28/4

Group A: No class – ANZAC Day

Class moved to Wed 26th April

Group B: Trapezius, Levator Scapulae, Latissimus Dorsi

2/5

5/5

Assessment 3

9/5

12/5

Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Major, Teres Minor, Subscapularis

16/5

19/5

Rhomboids, Deltoid, Biceps Brachii, Triceps Brachii

23/5

26/5

Assessment 4

30/5

2/6

Temporalis, Masseter, Frontalis, Sternocleidomastoid

6/6

9/6

Flexor Carpi Radialus, Flexor Carpi Ulnaris, Palmaris Longus, Pronator Teres, Brachioradialis, Extensor Carpi Radialis, Supinator

13/6

16/6

Assessment 5

 

Develop massage practice                                                                              HLTMSG001/EMPL7096C

Assess client massage needs                                                                          HLTMGS002/NURS5361C

Provide massage treatments                                                       HLTMSG004/SPRT5103C

Date

Class & Activities

 

13th Feb

Introduction to massage, Therapeutic massage & trigger points

 

20th Feb

Therapeutic massage and trigger points, and endangerment sites 

 

27th Feb

Therapeutic massage and trigger points 

 

13th Mar

Labour Day

 

20th Mar

Therapeutic massage and trigger points 

 

27th Mar

Sports massage

 

3rd Apr

Sports massage & Contraindications

 

10th Apr

Active, Passive and Resisted testing  -  Anatomy & Trigger Points of Pelvis & Thigh: Quadriceps, Hamstrings & Adductors

 

17th Apr

Easter Monday

 

24th Apr

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Pelvis & Thigh

 

1st May

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Spine & Thorax

 

 8th May

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Shoulder

 

15th May

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Shoulder

 

22nd May

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Head, Neck & Face

 

29th May

Anatomy & Trigger Points of Forearm & Hands & Review class and endangerment sites

 

  5th Jun

Sport massage assessment – treatment, endangerment sites & active, passive and resisted testing

 

  12th Jun

Queen’s Birthday

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

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Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

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Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

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Rumack, C., Wilson, S., Charboneau, J., Johnson J-A. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. Volume One. Third Edition. Mosby.

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Rumack, C., Wilson, S., Charboneau, J., Johnson J-A. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. Volume One. Third Edition. Mosby.

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

test 1

1

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Rumack, C., Wilson, S., Charboneau, J., Johnson J-A. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. Volume One. Third Edition. Mosby.

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Glover J.D., Sarma M.S., Overbye T.J.,"Power System Analysis and Design", 5th Edition, Thomson Publication 2010

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

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Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Rumack, C., Wilson, S., Charboneau, J., Johnson J-A. (2005) Diagnostic Ultrasound. Volume One. Third Edition. Mosby.

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online Learning Hub. The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
• Course outlines
• Lecture notes
• Reading materials
• Activities
 

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References

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Callen, P.W. (2007) Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 4th Edition WB Saunders Company

Fitzgerald A.E., Kingsley C., Umans S.D., "Electric Machinery", Sixth Edition, McGraw-Hill

Callen, P.W. (2007) Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 4th Edition WB Saunders Company

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
 

Nyberg et al (2003) Diagnostic Imaging of Fetal Anomalies. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins

Nyberg et al (2003) Diagnostic Imaging of Fetal Anomalies. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins

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D.W. Hart, Power Electronics, McGraw-Hill, New Yourk, 2011.

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Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

          This unit is part of an integrated program.
You must demonstrate Performance and Knowledge Evidence of the unit in order to be deemed competent.
Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
You may be assessed by:
• Oral or written questioning
• Oral presentations
• Assignments and projects
• Direct observation of actual work practice
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and/or audio files
• Work-based activities
• Third-party feedback from a work supervisor/employer
Primary assessment involves on-going practical and applied assessment in a clinical workplace or simulated environment such as a supervised student clinic or at a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placement activity.
 
Competency based training requires you to be in attendance in order for assessment to be undertaken.
 
Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions, through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.
 
All Assessment tasks should be performed or submitted by their due dates.
If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to attend on the due date of an assessment (e.g. test, examination, oral, etc.) OR you do attend, but your performance has been affected, you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within 2 working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to complete/repeat the assessment task at a later date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration  or speak to your Program Coordinator.
If due to illness or other unforeseen circumstance, you are unable to submit by the due date  (e.g. assignment, report, project etc.):
•         you may submit an APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME FOR SUBMISSION OF ASSESSABLE WORK for an extension of time of up to seven (7) calendar days or less. This must be lodged with the Program Coordinator 1 working day before the original due date. If granted, you will have the opportunity to submit up to 7 days later than the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension  or speak to your Program Coordinator.
Or:
•         you may submit an APPLICATION FOR SPECIAL CONSIDERATION within 2 working days of the due date. If Special Consideration is granted, you will be given the opportunity to submit the assessment task more than 7 days after the original due date. For advice on this application please visit www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration  or speak to your Program Coordinator.
 
You are expected to prepare all assignments and other written work in a professional manner. More information on general academic study and writing skills can be found on the “Learning Lab” http://emedia.rmit.edu.au/learninglab/. All work submitted for assessment must be submitted electronically unless otherwise advised.
 
Students must keep a copy of all submitted assessments including electronic copies.
Harvard style is used for all referencing and for bibliography.
 RMIT University has a strict policy on academic integrity and plagiarism and. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. www.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity
 If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
 Your rights and responsibilities as a student can be found at http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/rights-and-responsibilities 
This course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced at www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment
 Credit transfer and RPL
Credit transfer is available to students who have already completed the same or similar courses. Recognition of prior learning is available to students who have relevant prior skills or experience. Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=8u7jborsx9dy
 
Assessment Tasks

1. Flyer promoting massage

2. Structured reflective journal

The skills to be assessed within this unit replicate real work skills within the industry. 
 

ASSESSMENT METHODS/TYPES OF EVIDENCE:

  

Interview/ Verbal Questioning

Self-Reflections

Assignment/ Project

Case Study or Role Play

Third Party Verification

Workplace Performance

Research or Report

Portfolio of Evidence

Written Tasks

 

  

NATIONAL UNIT CODE : HLTMSG001

NATIONAL UNIT NAME: Develop Massage Practice

RMIT CODE:

EMPL7096C

Co-Delivered: HLTMSG002/NURS5361 Assess client massage needs & HLTMSG004/SPRT5103C Provide massage treatments

Elements

Performance Criteria

Related Assessment Tasks

Assessment Method/

Types of Evidence  

1.       Establish foundations of massage practice

1.1    Identify, access and interpret information on the central philosophies of massage practice

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

1.2    Evaluate the massage system of treatment and its application to current health issues

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

1.3    Compare and contrast massage, other complementary health modalities and broader health practice


Assessment Tasks

Develop Massage Practice - HLTMSG001/EMPL7096C

 

 

Written assignment: Due 3rd March 2017 via turnitin link before  

  • Part 1 – History and Key features of the massage industry
  • Write a detailed summary of the philosophies of massage therapy and their historical development
  • Give a definition of reflexology & aromatherapy
  • Stages of tissue repair
  • Describe the key feature of the following health services and their relationship to remedial massage:
    • Physiotherapy
    • Osteopathy
    • Chiropractic
    • Exercise physiology
    • Dietetics
    • Naturopathy
  • What role does massage play within modern Australian society?
  • List 3 professional massage networks or industry bodies and discuss what role they play within the massage industry

 

  • Part 2 – Different models of massage, business goals & components of sustainable practiceDue 8th May 2017 via turnitin link  

 

  • Select 3 types of conditions you would like to work with within the massage industry
  • For the you 3 groups selected you are require to outline the most common types of treatment required for these 3 groups
  • Develop goals for treating the 3 clients selected above and how reflect values and philosophies of massage therapy
  • Discuss 3 types of professional roles and employment opportunities you could undertake with the 3 chosen conditions above
  • Sustainable practice:
    • Economic – is there high demand for the massage services you have chosen to work with?
    • Environmental – How will you create goals to work within the environmental challenges we face as a society?
    • Human – How will you look after yourself when working within the industry and how will you professionally develop yourself?
    • Social responsibility – What challenges will your specific 3 groups face and how can you help overcome these challenges?   

 

 

 

 

Structured reflection: Due 29th May 2017 & submitted via turnitin link

Understanding of what is required to be a remedial massage therapist is vital to be successful. During this assessment you will be asked to reflect on previous goals and aspirations completed during your written assignment. You will be asked a series of questions that will allow you to reflect on your goals and aspirations within the allied health industry. For further information refer to the assessment tool on blackboard.

 

 

Law & Ethics: Written knowledge assessment task: Due 14th June 2017 via turnitin link

This written task is designed to engage you in the process of creating a workplace policies and procedures document, by drawing upon you knowledge and understanding of an organisation’s legal and ethical compliance requirements and responsibilities. For further information please refer to the assessment tool in the Law & Ethics folder on blackboard.

 

 

Assess Client Massage Needs - HLTMSG002/NURS5361C

 

Clinic skills observation log:  Due 9th June 2017 - must be completed in clinic before this date   

During clinic in semester 1 you will be required to satisfy the requirements of your observation checklist within the clinical setting. Please refer to the clinic observation logs located within your clinic folder

 

Practical Assessments x 5:

  • Each practical assessment will assess a region at a time which you will be required to demonstrate the following:
    • Practical assessment (1): Group (A) 2/2/17         Group (B)  3/3/17
    • Practical assessment (2): Group (A) 28/3/17       Group (B)  31/3/17 
    • Practical assessment (3): Group (A) 2/5/17         Group (B)  5/5/17
    • Practical assessment (4): Group (A) 23/5/17       Group (B) 26/5/17 
    • Practical assessment (5):  Group (A) 13/6/17      Group (B) 16/6/17 

 

 

 

Provide Massage Treatments - HLTMSG004/SPRT5103C

 

Clinic skills observation log:  Due 9th June 2017 - must be completed in clinic before this date

During clinic in semester 1 you will be required to satisfy the requirements of your observation checklist within the clinical setting. Please refer to the clinic observation logs located within your clinic folder.

 

Sport Massage Practical Assessment:  Due 5th June 2017

  • You will be required to complete a sports massage within 30min, demonstrating various massage techniques, how to perform Active (AROM), Passive (PROM) and Resisted Range of Motion, document your findings, re-test and document finding post treatment and discuss endangerment sites.

 

 


Assessment Matrix

 

NATIONAL UNIT CODE : HLTMSG001

NATIONAL UNIT NAME: Develop Massage Practice

RMIT CODE:

Co-Delivered: HLTMSG002/HLTMSG004

Elements

Performance Criteria

Related Assessment Tasks

Assessment Method/

Types of Evidence  

  1. Establish foundations of massage practice

1.1    Identify, access and interpret information on the central philosophies of massage practice

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

1.2    Evaluate the massage system of treatment and its application to current health issues

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

1.3    Compare and contrast massage, other complementary health modalities and broader health practice

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

  1. Represent the massage framework

2.1.  Determine information needs of different individuals and groups

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

2.2.  Identify key messages that represent the philosophy and practice of massage

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

2.3.  Communicate information about massage at level of depth appropriate to audience needs

Write a flyer promoting massage

Assignment/ Project

  1. Determine requirements for sustainable massage practice

3.1    Identify key issues that affect the development and sustainability of professional practice

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

3.2    Identify economic, environmental, human and social considerations, and their impact on professional practice

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

3.3    Establish a personal health strategy that supports massage practice

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

3.4    Access, interpret and collate current information that supports professional practice

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

  1. Develop approach to own practice

4.1    Reflect on professional goals and aspirations

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

4.2    Identify and assess professional opportunities in massage

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

4.3    Reflect on the opportunities and constraints of individual personal circumstances

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

4.4    Make decisions about practice direction, based on reflection and research

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

 

4.5  Develop practical strategies that address own practice goals

Structured Reflective journal

Self-Reflections

 

Critical Aspects of Assessment

  1. Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources

modelling of industry operating conditions and contingencies

 

  1. Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

 

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

Performance Evidence  

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

  • used critical thinking skills to:
  • review and reflect on information from a range of sources about massage practice
  • evaluate and articulate requirements for sustainable massage practice
  • communicated key messages about massage therapy to meet the information needs of at least 3 different individuals or groups
  • developed goals for own practice that reflect the values and philosophies of massage therapy

 

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

KnowledgeEvidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • historical development of massage
  • different types of massage treatments and their key features and purpose, including the difference between relaxation and remedial massage
  • key features of complementary therapies used in conjunction with massage, including:
  • aromatherapy
  • reflexology
  • key features of allied health services and their relationship to massage, including:
  • physiotherapy
  • osteopathy
  • chiropractic
  • exercise physiology
  • dietetics
  • naturopathy
  • place of massage practice in the broader health care system
  • professional massage networks and industry bodies
  • different models of professional massage practice and their employment opportunities
  • components of sustainable practice:
  • economic – opportunities and viability
  • environmental
  • human – personal health, professional development
  • social responsibility
  • legal and ethical considerations (national and state/territory) and how these are applied in individual practice:
  • children in the workplace
  • codes of conduct
  • continuing professional education
  • discrimination
  • dignity of risk
  • duty of care
  • human rights
  • informed consent
  • insurance requirements
  • mandatory reporting
  • practitioner/client boundaries
  • privacy, confidentiality and disclosure
  • records management
  • work role boundaries – responsibilities and limitations
  • work health and safety

 

 

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

Foundation Skills

 

 

Core Skills from the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF)

  • Reading

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

  • Writing

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

  • Oral Communication

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

  • Numeracy

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

  • Learning

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

Employability Skills from the Core Skills for Work Framework (CFW)

 

 

  1. Navigate the world of work

1a. Manage career and work life

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

1b. Work with roles, rights and protocols

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

  1. Interact with others

2a. Communicate for work

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

2b. Connect and work with  others

Write a flyer promoting massage

Structured Reflective journal

Assignment/ Project,

Self-Reflections

2c. Recognise and utilize diverse perspectives

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  1. Get the work done

3a. Plan and organise

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3b. Make decisions

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3c. Identify and solve problems

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3d. Create and innovate

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3e. Work in a digital world

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