Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
MTHE 1208   Introduction to Pathology 2  
  Introduction to Pathology is designed to give students a practical understanding of conditions that relate to the safe practice of massage therapy. Students will learn to recognize dysfunctions and diseases of major body systems, identify whether or not they are contagious, and determine if massage therapy is indicated or contraindicated. Topics covered include use of reference materials, modality recommendations, terminology, assessment tools, infectious agents, hygienic practices, and prescription medications for the purpose of keeping both clients and therapists protected in the therapeutic environment.  
  Prerequisite: Co-Requisites: MTHE1201, 1203, 1204, 1205, 1206  

MTHE 1208 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2020-2021)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2020-2021)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2019-2020)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2019-2020)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2018-2019)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2018-2019)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2017-2018)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2017-2018)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2016-2017)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2015-2016)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy Diploma (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy (Basic) - DISCONTINUED!!! Certificate (2014-2015)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2013-2014)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2012-2013)
Massage Therapy AAS Degree (2011-2012)
Massage Therapy (Advanced) Certificate (2011-2012)
Massage Therapy (Basic) Certificate (2011-2012)