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Legislation, Standards and Professionalism

Course Code THER-115
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course will introduce the beginning student to the legal and ethical foundations for the profession of Massage Therapy in Ontario. The history and evolution of the profession will be explored. The role of Massage Therapy within the Canadian and Ontario Health Care systems will be examined. Students will develop a working knowledge of the profession’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and a process for ethical decision making.