Week 5: Question for Discussion
(Wk # 5: June 1 to June 7 – Main post under Assignment by Wed, June 3 at 11:59 PM EST).
Students are required to post a minimum of three times per week (1 main post answering the question 100% before Wednesday at 11:59 PM EST and 2 peer responses by Sunday at 11:59 PM EST). The three posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days (same day postings / replies will not be accepted).
Chapter 12 – Massage.
Chapter 13 – Pressure Point Therapies.
Question(s): The benefits of massage can be categorized into physical level, mental level and emotional level.
1. Choose one of them and mention at least three benefits of massage in that chosen level. Mention at least 3 contraindications of massage.
2. Have you ever had a massage? What type of massage? Please, tell about your experience.
Guidelines: The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the book (only the last part of the question is your opinion/ experience). You must answer all the questions. Your grade will be an average of all parts of the question. TEXT BOOK:
Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice (4th Edition) – Karen Fontaine
Grading Criteria: Choose one level and mention at least three benefits of massage (30%- 10 points each). Mention at least 3 contraindications of massage (30% – 10 points each). Have you ever had a massage? What type of massage? Tell about your massage experience (40%).