2017-2018 Semester Catalog

Neuromuscular Therapist (NT12) Diploma

Campus Availability and Advisement:

Not Accepting New Students Into This Program At This Time

Program Description:

The Neuromuscular Therapist program consists of a sequence of courses that prepares students for careers in the field of Neuromuscular Therapy. Learning opportunities develop academic and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. Curriculum fundamentals, Swedish massage, musculoskeletal anatomy, identification of diseases and conditions, medical documentation, and client care prepare the graduate for an entry level position. Specialized training in nervous system pathology, postural analysis, neuromuscular therapy, muscle energy techniques, myofascial release and clinical reasoning establish this program and its graduates as specialists in their field. Program graduates receive a Neuromuscular Therapy diploma, which qualifies them to apply to take the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM) offered by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage (NCBTMB) or and apply for Georgia licensure.

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Entrance Dates:

Beginning of any semester for pre-occupational curriculum. Summer semester for occupational curriculum.

Entrance Requirements:

Age: 17 years old for entrance into Health Technology pre-occupational curriculum
18 years old for entrance into Health Technology programs

Pre-Occupational Curriculum (16 Credit Hours)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

PSYC 1010Basic Psychology

3

 

MATH 1011Business Math

3

OR

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

 

ALHS 1011Structure and Function of the Human Body

5

ALHS 1090Medical Terminology for Allied Health Sciences

2

Occupational Curriculum (40 Credit Hours)

NEUT 1001Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology I

4

NEUT 1005Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology II

4

NEUT 1010Neural Science

4

NEUT 1020Pathology for the Neuromuscular Therapist

2

NEUT 1030Neuromuscular Therapy Fundamentals

3

NEUT 1050Technique and Theory I

5

NEUT 1060Clinic I

2

NEUT 1080Techniques and Theory II

3

NEUT 1081Techniques and Theory III

3

NEUT 1100Adjunctive Modalities

3

NEUT 1110Licensure Review

3

NEUT 1120Clinic II

2

NEUT 1230Professional Leadership for Neuromuscular Therapist

2

Total Credit Hours: 56 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation