Product Detail

Therapeutic Reflexology
Digital Seminar
$179.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
JUDITH R NOURSE, RN, ARCB, LMBT
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
3/8/2010
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020093
Objectives
  • Receive instruction and supervised practice in hand, thumb and finger techniques and safe body mechanics for hand and foot reflexology
  • Learn quick, effective techniques for relief of symptoms (for patients, clients and yourself) including: back, neck, knee, hip and sciatic pain, headaches, sinus congestion, acid reflux, asthma and allergies, bladder and bowel symptoms and discomforts of pregnancy
  • Identify theories regarding effectiveness, contraindications, research findings, historical roots and practice philosophies of professional reflexology
  • Learn the reflexology map concept, including zones and landmarks, to identify areas on the feet that correspond with symptoms in the body practices
  • Discuss the historical roots, research findings and organization of professional reflexology
  • State some theories explaining the beneficial effects of reflexology
  • Identify true contraindications to the use of reflexology and three conditions in which you would not use direct pressure
  • Demonstrate correct alternating pressure hand reflexology techniques for conditions addressed in this course
  • Describe the reflexology map concept as applied to the feet, including vertical zones and horizontal landmarks
  • Perform a foot reflexology routine using healthy hand and body mechanics
Author

JUDITH R NOURSE, RN, ARCB, LMBT

JUDITH NOURSE, RN, ARCB, LMBT, is a Registered Nurse, Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist (NC#661), and Board Certified Reflexologist who began studying reflexology in 1994, when it completely alleviated severe sciatic pain she had experienced for two years. Impressed by its effectiveness, she became certified in the Laura Norman method and completed Level 1 instructor training. She was awarded certification by the American Reflexology Certification Board in 1997.

Ms. Nourse is a seasoned instructor of reflexology who has maintained a private practice since 1996. She has taught basic reflexology to students in a professional massage program and to adults in continuing education programs at Blue Ridge Community College and Brevard College, both in North Carolina. For four years, she guest lectured at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York, introducing nursing students to reflexology in the course Holistic Mental Health in the Community. Also while lecturing at Wagner, she authored the chapter on Reflexology in the book No Time for Shadows by nursing instructor Dr. M. Governo (Linus Publications, 2011). In addition, she also developed the program Self Care • Family Care Reflexology™, which she currently teaches to the public in physicians' offices.

Ms. Nourse has worked in various health care settings, including 14 years in dental hygiene and 10 years in clinical nursing (emergency, ambulatory surgery, and psychiatric settings). She has training in other well-known methods of reflexology, including the Ingham method with Dwight Byers, the Flocco method with Bill Flocco and Ko Tan, 12 Meridian and 5 Element Reflexology with Lilian Tibshraeny-Morten, and Maternity Reflexology with British nurse midwife/reflexologist Susanne Enzer. She holds a diploma from the Institute of Facial Reflexology in Barcelona. Ms. Nourse was the founding President of the North Carolina Reflexology Association and is a professional member of the Reflexology Association of America and the International Council of Reflexologists.

Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Information
This educational offering is designed to qualify for continuing education for many professionals in every state.


Materials that are included in this course could include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice for your profession. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this educational offering. Please note, your state licensing board dictates what is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact customerservice@vyne.com or 800-397-0180.


CE information is based on 100% attendance.


Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
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Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This educational offering is offered for 0.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 2, OCcupational Therapy Process.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider #50-466 with the Florida Department of Health Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. This educational offering is approved for 6 contact hours for Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistants.


Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Audience
  • Massage Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Registered Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Acupuncturists
  • Chiropractors
  • Holistic Health Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Anyone licensed to provide hands-on care
  • Anyone seeking to develop new skills to complement professional care and personal health practices
Reviews

"I learned more valuable techniques in Judith's class than in many lengthier courses. It was orderly, simple, to the point, inspiring and fun!"
Liz Adamson, Licensed Massage Therapist and NIA Instructor, Brevard, NC


"Very thorough and respectful of all levels and professions present. Techniques are immediately useable."
Leslie Long, PTA


"Outstanding speaker! Will take home a lot of tools to impact my patients' quality of life!"
Ava Lai-Falk, OTR, Austin, TX


"Very enjoyable, hands-on course. Speaker was very motivating."
Sheri Dubiner, SLP Edison, NJ

"Judith's presentation, expertise and instructional ability were superb."
Betty Burke, RN, M.Ed., Certified Reflexologist, Somers Point, NJ


"Speaker was excellent, very knowledgeable. Day went by so quickly."
Donna Roberto, OT, PTA, Paramus, NJ


"This course crosses professions and opens windows of possibilities!"
Katherine McCormick, OT


"One of the best CEU classes I have taken!"
Natalia Seguro-Wright, L.Ac., East Hartford, CT