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GUIDE STEPS IN TAKING THE DOH PRACTICAL EXAMS

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This guide shall help provide the would-be Filipino massage examinee with an idea on what to expect inside the oral/practical massage room.

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GUIDE STEPS IN TAKING THE DOH PRACTICAL EXAMS

  1. 1. Guide Steps in Taking the DOH Practical Exam<br />HIMAS SPA SCHOOL <br />Benjamin B. Eugenio Jr, LMT, CIBTAC, MPA<br />Lorie de Guzman, LMT <br />1<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  2. 2. 1. Knock the Door<br />Never enter the door without being properly advised by the examiner.<br />2<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  3. 3. 2. Introduce your number and purpose<br />Hands on your side. Look straight at the eyes of your examiner.<br />Assume a smart and confident look.<br />3<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  4. 4. Massage equipment <br />DOH shall provide all massage paraphernalia except the towels<br />4<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  5. 5. 3. Ask permission to set up the massage table<br />Fix the massage like a professional <br />5<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  6. 6. 4. Ask permission to bring in your client<br />Greet your client with a smile.<br />6<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  7. 7. 5. Accommodate client well<br />Offer a sit to your client. <br />Use appropriate gesture.<br />7<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  8. 8. 6. Take client’s health profile<br />Be prepared to take vital signs when asked.<br />8<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  9. 9. 7. Vital sign-taking<br />Gain mastery in vital sign taking through constant practice.<br />9<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  10. 10. 8. Drape your client<br />Make sure that the privacy of the client is maintained at all times.<br />10<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  11. 11. 9. Case acceptance.<br />Ask for your massage case from your examiner.<br />Read the case, analyze, discus its merits and do the demonstration, after wards. <br />11<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  12. 12. 10. Hand signal.<br />Introduce the HIMAS hand-signal to help improve communication.<br />12<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  13. 13. 11. Warm up.<br />Do short warm-up procedure. <br />13<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  14. 14. 12. Wash hands.<br />Use 70% isopropyl alcohol only.<br />14<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  15. 15. 13. Undrape client.<br />Before doing this, make sure to ask permission from your client.<br />15<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  16. 16. 14. Use appropriate oil.<br />Vegetable-based oil such as Virgin-coconut oil (VCO) is highly recommended for massage.<br />16<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  17. 17. 15. Massage proper.<br />Perform massage like pro. <br />Make sure that the massage needs of the client is adequately met.<br />17<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  18. 18. 16. Be creative.<br />Showcase your knowledge and skill during the oral/practical examination.<br />Give your best shot.<br />18<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  19. 19. 17. End massage well.<br />Take a cue from your examiner when to end the session.<br />Apply seamless after care procedure.<br />19<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  20. 20. 18. Assist client in getting up.<br />Never leave the client by herself. <br />Make the client feel important and valued.<br />20<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  21. 21. 19. Offer beverage and tips.<br />Provide tea or similar health drink to your client.<br />Give sound health advise.<br />21<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  22. 22. 20. Be grateful.<br />Thank the client for the visit.<br />Usher her by the door.<br />22<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  23. 23. 21. Attend to the massage table.<br />Put back the massage table on its original order and appearance.<br />23<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  24. 24. 22. Time to go.<br />Ask the examiner for any more question.<br />Thank her for the time spent with you.<br />Ask permission to leave the room.<br />24<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />
  25. 25. Thank you!<br />25<br />HIMA SPA SCHOOL | Manila | Davao| Making a Difference... Touching Lives<br />

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