Pennsylvania Massage Therapy Cont. Ed.

State Board: Pennsylvania State Board of Massage Therapy
CEs Required: 24/2yrs – 4 hrs ethics required
Required Qualifications: Providers must submit an application for approval to teach CE if they are not approved by a pre-approved provider.
Acceptable CE: 4 hours ethics; NEW 2 hours of mandatory child abuse recognition and reporting as mandated by Act 31.
Unacceptable CE: Diagnosis, medical procedures, Chiropractic/PT manipulation, prescribing, ultrasound, diathermy, ENMS.
Entity Liable for Approving CE for State: State Board, NCBTMB, AMTA, ABMP, schools of massage therapy in the Commonwealth, schools of massage therapy approved by the Board or accredited by a National accrediting agency recognized by the US Dept of Education
CEs Allowed Online: 8
Mandatory Number of Hands-on CEs: 16
State Board Website: http://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/MassageTherapy/

Individual courses you can choose from:

Anatomy and Pathology Courses
Advanced Anatomical Language (3 CE hours for $25)
Conditions of the Cardiovascular System (3 CE hours for $25)
Conditions of the Nervous System for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)
Controlling Infectious Agents in the Massage Room (3 CE hours for $25)
Diseases of the Immune System for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy and Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy and Fibromyalgia (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy and Lupus (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy and Sciatica (3 CE hours for $25)
Musculoskeletal Pathology for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)
Pathology of the Integumentary System (Skin Disorders) (3 CE hours for $25)
Introduction to Sports Stress Injuries (3 CE hours for $25)
Fundamentals of Geriatric Massage (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy and Sleep Disorders (3 CE hours for $25)
Practical Pathology for Massage Therapists (14 CE hours for $50)

Asian Bodywork Courses
Fundamentals of Traditional Chinese Medicine (3 CE hours for $25)
Introduction to Meridians and Acupoints (3 CE hours for $25)
Tenets of Zen Shiatsu (3 CE hours for $25)

Business Courses
Massage Business Bookkeeping (3 CE hours for $25)
Targeted Marketing for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)
The Wellness Center Model (3 CE hours for $25)
Client Retention for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)

Ethics Courses
Massage Therapy Roles and Boundaries (3 CE hours for $25) (NCBTMB Standard V)
Ethics in Massage Marketing (3 CE hours for $25)
Cultural Sensitivity for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)
Transference and Countertransference in Massage Therapy (3 CE hours for $25)
Confidentiality and the Massage practice (3 CE hours for $25)
Managing Dual Relationships (3 CE hours for $25)
Understanding Power Differential in Massage Therapy (3 CE hours for $25)
Continuity of Care in Massage Therapy (3 CE hours for $25)

General Courses
Fundamentals of Aromatherapy Massage (3 CE hours for $25)
Fundamentals of prenatal Massage (3 CE hours for $25)
Fundamentals of Hot Stone Massage (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage for the Laboring Woman (6 CE hours for $50)
Research Literacy for Massage Therapists (3 CE hours for $25)

Practitioner Safety Courses
Advanced Body Mechanics (3 CE hours for $25)
HIV/Aids (3 CE hours for $25)
Out-Call Safety (3 CE hours for $25)

Psychosocial Massage Courses
Massage Therapy for Victims of Sexual Abuse (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy & Post traumatic Stress Disorder (3 CE hours for $25)
Massage Therapy for Substance Addiction (3 CE hours for $25)

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