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MBLEx (1885)


Description
The Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination is a nationally recognized exam for massage therapy licensure. The test is used by 44 U.S. states to assess a massage therapist’s educational background and understanding of key massage concepts. After passing the MBLEx, a massage therapist can obtain licensure in any of these states.
Content
  • Section 1
  • Anatomy and Physiology Overview
  • THE INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
  • Skeletal System
  • THE MUSCULAR SYSTEM
  • Kinesiology
  • THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • The Endocrine System
  • THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
  • The Respiratory System
  • The GI System
  • THE URINARY SYSTEM
  • THE HUMAN REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
  • Section 2
  • Introduction to Massage
  • HISTORY OF MASSAGE
  • REQUIREMENTS TO PRACTICE THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
  • Application of Massage Techniques
  • Procedures for Complete Body Massages
  • Consultation and Documentation
  • Therapeutic Procedure
  • Clinical Massage Techniques
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Lymph Massage
  • Massage in Medicine
  • Spa Setting
  • Special Populations
  • Other Somatic Therapies
  • Section 3
  • Pathology
  • Section 4
  • Building a Professional Image
  • Business Practices Fundamentals
  • Employment vs Self-employment
  • Planning for Different Types of Businesses
  • Bookkeeping and Taxes
  • Marketing
  • Ethics for Massage Practitioners
  • Section 5
  • MBLEx Exam
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever