Neuromuscular Massage Therapy
Ogeechee Technical College
 

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Meet the Faculty

 


ANITA BROWN

Neuromuscular Massage Therapy Instructor

Office: Rm 942
Health Science North Bldg
912.871.8518
abrown@ogeecheetech.edu


Anita Brown studied massage therapy in California and North Carolina, and has been a Licensed Massage Therapist in Statesboro since 2004. She has over 10,000 hours of hands on experience. During her career, she has worked in her own private practice, in salons, in a spa, and at Georgia Southern University’s RAC facility. In 2014, she graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University. She joined Ogeechee Technical College in 2014 to launch the Neuromuscular Massage Therapy program. Anita brings years of passion and excitement for the field of massage and bodywork to her teaching. She lives in Statesboro with her husband and two sons.

Licensure

Upon successful completion of the Neuromuscular Massage Therapy diploma program, students will be able to sit for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) and apply for licensure through the Georgia Board of Massage Therapy.

Objectives

 

  1. Provide an environment which encourages the individual to benefit and contribute as a partner in the economic progress, development, and stability of Georgia.
  2. Provide education which develops the potential of each student to become a productive, responsible, and upwardly mobile member of society.
  3. Prepare graduates to possess necessary knowledge to successfully become Licensed Massage Therapists.
  4. Prepare graduates to function as safe, competent, and ethical practitioners in various health care settings.
  5. Foster employer participation, understanding, and confidence in the instructional process and the competence of the Neuromuscular Massage Therapist program graduates.
  6. Prepare students to function as accountable and responsible members of a health care team concerned with basic therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventative care for people of all ages and cultural diversities in various stages of dependencies.
  7. Prepare graduates to function within the definition and framework of their role specified by the Georgia State Board of Massage Therapy.  
  8. Prepares graduates with knowledge necessary to create professional development plans for continued education.
  9. Educate students to maintain their physical and emotional health.

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs of Study


Neuromuscular Massage Therapist Diploma (PDF)


Program Mission


The purpose of the Ogeechee Tech Neuromuscular Massage Therapist program is to provide learning opportunities for students to develop the academic and professional knowledge and skills necessary to pass the state approved licensing examination and to successfully apply skills in the field of massage therapy.


Program Courses


Basic Skills

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I (OL)
PSYC 1010 - Basic Psychology (OL)

Select one Math course
MATH 1011 - Business Math (OL)
MATH 1012 - Fundamentals of Mathematics (OL)

Occupational Courses

ALHS 1011 - Structure and Function of the Human Body (OL)*
ALHS 1090 - Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences (OL)*
NEUT 1001 - Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology I*
NEUT 1005 - Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology II*
NEUT 1020 - Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist*
NEUT 1030 - Neuromuscular Therapy Fundamentals*
NEUT 1050 - Technique and Theory I* 
NEUT 1120 - Clinic II*    
NEUT 1060 - Clinic I*     
NEUT 1010 - Neural Science*      
NEUT 1080 - Techniques and Theory II*      
NEUT 1081 - Techniques and Theory III*   
NEUT 1110 - Licensure Review*         
NEUT 1100 - Adjunctive Modalities*      
NEUT 1230 - Professional Leadership for Neuromuscular Therapist* 

(OL) designation indicates course may be available online during selected semesters. * “C” or higher grade is required for this course.

 

 

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