Ethics Courses

Massage Therapy Roles and Boundaries
This course will address a variety of ethical issues that might arise in the course of a Massage Therapist’s career. Therapists will review ethical standards for massage therapy, and an outline of appropriate roles and boundaries in a massage therapy are provided.

Educational Objectives
Define Ethical boundaries as it applies to massage therapy.
Identify proper strategies for ethical problem solving.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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Ethics in Massage Marketing
This course is designed to offer an overview of the ethical concerns in massage advertising.

Educational Objectives
Detail examples of effective and ethical massage advertising.
Identify unethical or deceptive advertisements.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25
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Cultural Sensitivity for Massage Therapists
The goal of this course is to educate the massage therapist on the important role that cultural conditioning plays in the acceptance of massage therapy as a health discipline. The views on massage therapy held by different ethnic cultures in the United States will be presented here for the massage practitioner to study and use as a marketing tool and as a means of providing more sensitive treatment.

Educational Objectives
Describe how culture can influence a client’s acceptance of massage therapy.
Relate strategies for conducting culturally sensitive advertising.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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Transference and Countertransference in Massage Therapy
This course will present detailed information about the psychological phenomenon known as transference and counter-transference and how it applies to the client practitioner relationship in therapeutic massage.

Educational Objectives
Define the terms transference and countertransference as it applies to massage therapy.
Describe by what means negative transference can be redirected.
List potential warning signs of negative transference and countertransference in a therapeutic relationship.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25
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Confidentiality and the Massage Practice 
The purpose of this program is to provide massage therapists with information about the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), especially as it relates to providing massage treatment in a medical office, such as with a Chiropractor or Physical Therapist. It also provides a refresher of basic confidentiality ethics.

Educational Objectives
Describe the intent of HIPAA.
Identify potential breaches of confidentiality in a massage practice.
Implement professional practices that protect client privacy.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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Managing Dual Relationships
Dual relationships occur primarily between massage therapists and their current or former clients and between massage therapists and their colleagues. This course will enable you to identify the potential ethical problems that could arise when you are providing services to people who could also be considered your friends.

Educational Objectives
Describe the different dual relationships in the massage profession.
List the potential causes of conflict in the dual relationship dynamic.
Identify potential methods of avoiding conflict with dual relationships.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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Understanding Power Differential in Massage Therapy
This online continuing education course will explore the power differential that exists in the therapeutic massage relationship and will address the ethical problems that could arise as a result.

Educational Objectives
Define the terms power differential, expert power and referent power.
Describe the client-centered approach to therapeutic massage.
Identify the measures that a practitioner can take to minimize the power differential.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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Continuity of Care in Massage Therapy
This online massage therapy continuing education course will introduce you to the concept of continuity of care, a health care philosophy and practice that emphasizes interdisciplinary referrals and appropriate client transfer practices.

Educational Objectives
Define the term continuity of care as it applies to massage therapy.
Describe the importance of SOAP notes in continuity of care.
Identify the measures that can be taken to provide client care during a practitioner absence.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

Length and Price
3 CE hours for $25

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