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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Student Clinic

Location: 
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Box 645, Williamsville, New York.
Length: 
Version 1 or 2: 60 hours (40 weeks); involves 60 individual massage therapy sessions.
Dates: 

Version 1: August 1999 - December 2004 .* Version 2: January 2005 - June 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Version 1 and 2: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: perform massage therapies in a variety of modalities to meet the various needs of clients; exhibit professionalism when interacting with the public; maintain appropriate confidential records; refer cases to appropriate medical personnel, as necessary; and perform required cleaning to maintain health and hygiene standards.

Instruction: 

Version 1 and 2: Major topics include: use of varied modalities of massage therapy, professional clinic behavior, operation of the clinic, client/customer relations, confidential record keeping and documentation. Students are required to perform 60 individual massage therapies.

Credit recommendation: 

Version 1: In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 1 semester hour as an internship/clinical in Massage Therapy (12/98) (5/01). Version 2: In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 2 semester hours as an internship/clinical in Massage Therapy (6/06 revalidation) (6/11 revalidation). *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course dates back to an earlier curriculum. Please refer to other sections for further information. 675 Hour Curriculum (November 1996 - November 1999) NOTE: The Massage Therapy Program represents an integrated learning experience; therefore, credit is recommended only after an individual has successfully completed the entire program.

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