This course incorporates an exciting new focus on evidence-informed practice to enhance the reader’s scholarly literacy, while maintaining the text’s characteristic accessibility for massage students. Packed with vibrant images, detailed illustrations, and a commonsense approach, the text breaks down difficult concepts into palatable lessons that simplify learning. The goal is to focus on key concepts required for massage licensure forming the foundation of massage practice in both health care and wellness or spa settings. With the widening range of massage practices across the United States and Canada, massage practitioners are in high demand, particularly those cross-trained to work in a variety of settings, including spas, health clubs, hospitals, oncology wards, physical therapy, and chiropractic clinics.
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- Chapter 2- The Therapeutic Relationship: Ethics, Boundaries, and Cultural Competencies
- Chapter 10- Professional Standards: Scope of Practice, Assessments, Treatment Planning, Informed Consent, and Documentation
- Chapter 17- Business Practices: Licensing, Employment, Marketing, Professional Development, Resources, Accounting, and Planning
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on key concepts required for massage licensure forming the foundation of massage practice in both health care and wellness or spa settings.
- Define ethics.
- Recognize limits to confidentiality.
- Identify the process for ethical decision making.
- Recognize activities permitted under a massage therapist’s scope of practice.
- Identify ways body language manifests itself.
- Define F-DAR.
- Define professional licensure.
- Identify steps to manage conflict.
- Recognize criteria for massage therapists to be eligible for board certification.
Contact Hours: 5 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Licensed Massage Therapist
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved
Financial –Elsevier - Course content is provided via a royalty based financial arrangement between the parties, Elsevier Inc. & HomeCEUConnection.com
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.