Health Careers Professional Development Institute

Massage Therapy
Continuing Education Classes

Hybrid Courses

Our Hybrid courses are designed to allow you to complete the knowledge based portion of the course at home, at your own pace and to minimize the amount of in class time.  The online learning portions occurs first and will usually have a three to four week time frame, which is then followed by one or two days of in class demonstration and hands on practice.


Soft Tissue Injuries 
26 CEU's - $453
Fall 2008

A two-part hybrid course.  This course is an overview of assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries.  The course will cover acute injuries, chronic conditions, and pain syndromes.  There will be discussion of specific common injuries, identification and treatment with hands on practice of assessment techniques and treatment protocols.

Orthopedic Assessment and Therapeutic Stretching 
CRN 22180
26 CEU's - $500
Online - January 14 - February 1, 2008
In class - February 2-3, 2008

A two-part hybrid course.  Part one is an online detailed study of soft tissue anatomy and basic muscle kinesiology.  Part two is demonstration and hands on practice of  specific assessment techniques to help differentiate many common injury and chronic pain syndromes plus range of motion tests and therapeutic stretching methods for muscles of the extremities, torso, and neck.  

Positional Release Technique
16 CEU's - $225
Online - May 12-30, 2008
In class - June 1, 2008

Positional Release Technique is a method of evoking a therapeutic response from the body by the specific positioning of an area of the body, which places the distressed tissues in a state of "ease" or "dynamic neutral".  This position of ease evokes a combination of neurological and circulatory changes which allow the nervous system to "reset" and the tissues to release from spasm and/or constriction. 

A two-part hybrid course.  Part one is an online study of the methodology of Positional Release Technique, the technique variations which have developed and the practical applications. Part two includes demonstration of the techniques and extensive hands on practice.  This course has an optional text book with CD-ROM.

Muscle Energy Technique
16 CEU's - $225
Summer 2008

A two-part hybrid course. Part one is an online study of the methodology of muscle energy technique, the technique variations which have developed and the practical applications.  Part two includes demonstration of the techniques and extensive hands on practice.  This course has an optional text book with CD-ROM.

Lymphatic Massage 
26 CEU's - $453
Online - June 30-July 18, 2008
In class - July 19-20, 2008

A two-part hybrid course.  Part one is an online overview of the Lymphatic system, structural makeup, functions, and physiology.  Part two is demonstration and hands on practice of the specific techniques of full body Lymphatic Massage and the detailed sequencing technique protocol.

Fibromyalgia Syndrome
16 CEU's - $225
Fall 2008

To register for classes you will need:

  1. proof of Arizona Residency and US citizenship

Mail these together with payment to:

Central Arizona College
Corporate Center - HealthCEU
540 N. Camino Mercado, Casa Grande, AZ 85222

Qualifying documents for proof of Arizona Residency and proof of citizenship a photo copy of one of the following:

  • Arizona Drivers License
  • Birth Certificate
  • Green Card
  • Visa

additional information about registration  

For additional information call 520-494-6615 or send an email to:  healthceu@centralaz.edu


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