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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

Health and Hygiene

76.5 hours (12 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.

August 1999 - June 2016.*

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify communicable diseases and mental illness, child abuse and domestic violence symptoms; identify common drugs and their clinical implications; demonstrate preventative/safety precautions and infection control measures; and perform CPR/First Aid according to the requirements of the American Red Cross.


Major topics include: safety in the clinical setting; CPR/First Aid; HIV/AIDS: use and effects of powders, oils, and lotions; infection control; universal precautions; mental health issues; hydrotherapy and mechanical vibration; child abuse and domestic violence; common drugs and their clinical implications; sterilization of equipment and septic application; product information; personal hygiene; documentation; ethics; and prevention of medical errors.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Health Education or related disciplines (6/99) (5/01) (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.