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Effective Fall 2014. Previous descriptions may have had different requirements. Have questions? See an advisor.
WED110 Introduction to Complementary & Alternative Medicine Credit Hours: 3.00
Definition of health; exploration of mind-body-spirit connection in health; various therapeutic modalities; identification of strengths and limitations of alternative therapies. Also includes development of ability to critically review written material in the alternative therapy area.
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Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
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WED111 Self Care for Personal Wellness Credit Hours: 2.00
Emphasis on mind-body methods for personal wellness through integration of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions of being. Development of a personal practice to achieve and sustain a balanced program to support personal health and well being.
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Offered: Fall.
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WED120 Introduction to Energy Healing Credit Hours: 1.00
An overview of energy modalities, how energy works, how energy can be manifested and used for healing, and the personal responsibilities and ethical considerations for a practitioner of healing.
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Information: Elective course for Therapeutic Massage Program. Open to anyone who wishes to enroll. Recommended to health and wellness professionals for Continuing Education hours.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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WED121 Reiki I Credit Hours: 1.00
Instruction and certification in the Usui Method of Reiki Level I. Includes concepts, definitions, history, ethics, levels of Reiki, assessing energy, and hand positions used in Reiki. Also includes Reiki I attunement, and Reiki I sharing.
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Information: Elective course for Therapeutic Massage Program. Open to anyone who wishes to enroll. Recommended to health and wellness professionals for Continuing Education hours.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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WED122 Reiki II Credit Hours: 1.00
Review of the Usui Method of Reiki Level I, and instruction and coaching in the concepts and techniques for Usui Method of Reiki Level II: distance healing and healing symbols in Reiki practice. Includes Reiki II attunement and certification.
Prerequisite(s): WED 121
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Information: WED 121 may be waived with a Reiki I certificate from a qualified Reiki Master. See instructor for details. Applicable as an elective course for the Therapeutic Massage program and as continuing education hours for health and wellness professionals.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
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WED124 Craniosacral Therapy for Massage Therapists/Health Prof. Credit Hours: 2.00
Instruction and certification in Craniosacral Therapy: a gentle, non-invasive bodywork technique. Includes history, concepts, effects, hand placements, sensations, and practice of a Craniosacral session.
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Information: Elective course for Therapeutic Massage students. Open to anyone who wishes to enroll. Recommended for health and wellness professionals (equivalent to 26 Continuing Education Hours or 2.6 CEUs.)
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.
 
WED131 Body Mechanics for Health Care Providers Credit Hours: 1.00
Understanding and practice of techniques to prevent and correct injuries associated with the physical demands and stresses related to health care in residential, outpatient and home facilities; and massage and body work. Includes posture, body mechanics, and self-care strategies to prevent injuries.
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Recommendation: Recommended for wellness education, continuing education for health care workers, and additional elective study for therapeutic massage students.
Offered: May not be offered this year, check class schedule.
Course Outline This course is not offered in the current Schedule of Classes.