Complementary and Alternative Medicine introduces students to some of the most widely used alternative medicine therapies. Students examine the beliefs and scientific evidence relevant to nontraditional therapies such as massage, chiropractic, acupuncture, and recreational therapy. They explore and practice alternative therapeutic methods and discover the importance of integrating alternative methods into traditional medical care. Activities include soft tissue manipulation, proper body mechanics, acupressure, patient assessment, role playing, and more.

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Activities

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Standards

National Pathways Standards and Accountability Criteria

Module Equipment Includes

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine courseware DVD
  • Portable massage chair
  • Acupuncture model
  • Applied Technologies recreational therapy activity kit
  • Applied Technologies recreational therapy kit assessment materials and supplies folder
  • Dilution strength worksheet pad
  • FACTR-R glossary and scenario
  • FACTR-R manual and score sheets
  • Miscellaneous materials and consumables
  • Instructor's Overview
  • DEPCO Studio

Part # and Description

HS1020

Requirements

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Curriculum Specifications

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