Research and Massage Therapy
***This course meets the NCBTMB Research Requirement.
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Course Description: As massage therapists, there may come a time when we may have to research information about certain conditions, modalities, and current trends. With the abundance and differences of information sources, doing research may seem like a daunting task. This course will teach you what research is, why it is important, and some quick tips on how to make the research process a little more comfortable and less overwhelming.
Objectives: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to master the following objectives with a minimum of 70% accuracy:
State the formal definition of research
Identify the 4 main approaches to research
Explain the difference between quantitative and qualitative research designs
Choose the appropriate research techniques as they apply to scenarios within the course
Explain what APA style is
Explain when research is appropriate in massage therapy
List several topics for research in massage therapy
Identify valid bibliography templates and their corresponding sites
List the requirements for APA- style research papers
Define validity and reliability as it pertains to research design
What Happens After Ordering
After ordering, you will login to your account on this website www.cemassage.com.
You will then be able to access your course under ‘1-Course Study Material’.
Once ready to take the online exam, you will click '2- Take Exam’. Then click ‘Start’ next to your exam name.
All the directions are in the course, or you can look at our 'Directions' page. The link is on the bottom of this website under 'Quick Links'.
If you pass, you will see your certificate immediately.
You have one year from purchase date to complete your exam(s). If you come close to the expiration date and need longer, you can purchase an extension of time of 6 months. You can purchase this within your account or by giving us a call.
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---Are NOT In Person/Live Class Hours and will not be accepted as such by your state.
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