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Massage Therapy and Pathology: Common and Contagious Skin Conditions

CE Hours 3

About this live event

Massage therapists work closely with the skin, so it is vital to be well-informed about common and contagious skin problems. This class covers the definition, demographics, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, treatment options, and role of massage for the following: herpes simplex, staph infections (including MRSA), psoriasis, dermatitis/eczema, and skin cancer.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and describe the definition, demographics, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms and common treatment options for each of the conditions
  • Discern the variables that inform clinical decision-making for massage therapy for each of the conditions
  • Describe risks and benefits of massage therapy for each of the conditions

Learning Levels

  • All Levels

Target Audience

This live interactive webinar is intended for health professionals, including massage therapists.

Agenda

11:00pm - 12:30pm Definitions, demographics, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and common treatments for contagious skin conditions

12:30pm - 12:45pm Break

12:45pm - 2:15pm The variables that inform clinical decision making and the risks and benefits of massage therapy for common and contagious skin conditions

Live event Instructor(s)

  • Ruth Werner, BCTMB

    Ruth Werner, BCTMB is an award-winning educator, writer, and former massage therapist with a passionate interest in massage therapy research and the role of bodywork for people who live with health challenges. Her groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology was first published in 1998, and is now in its 7th edition, published by Books of Discovery.

    Ruth is a columnist for Massage and Bodywork magazine, and she teaches continuing education workshops in research, ethics, and pathology both live and virtually all over the world. She also does a popular podcast, “I Have a Client Who… Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner”, available wherever you get your podcasts.

    Ruth was proud to serve the Massage Therapy Foundation as a Trustee from 2007 to 2017, and as President of the Foundation from 2010-2014.

    Ruth is an Approved Provider with the National Certifying Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (Provider # 282893-00) and Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (# 008704-00).

Disclosure

DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity ― including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests). The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity’s planners, faculty, and the reviewer: PLANNERS AND REVIEWER The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships. FACULTY The faculty of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits.

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:

  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go platform, please contact CE-Go at 888-498-5578 or by email at support@ce-go.com Please Note: Emails for this event will come from "support@ce-go.com".

If you have any continuing education related questions, please contact your event organizer.

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CE Approvals

  • New York State Education Department's State Board for Massage Therapy (NYSEDMT)

    CE Learning Systems, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Massage Therapy as an approved provider of massage therapy continuing education.

  • National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)

    CE Learning Systems has been approved by NCBTMB as an Approved Provider, No. 1000939. Programs that do not qualify for NCBTMB credit are clearly identified. CE Learning Systems is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Make An Impact is a service division of CE Learning Systems. Provider expiration 1/26/26.

  • Michigan Board of Massage Therapy (MIBMT)

    The Michigan Board of Massage Therapy accepts continuing education programs if approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). This continuing education activity is approved for the Michigan Board of Massage Therapy based on the approval by the NCBTMB approval (provider #1000939).

  • Florida Board of Massage Therapy (FLBMT)

    The Florida Board of Massage Therapy accepts continuing education programs if approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). This continuing education activity is approved for the Florida Board of Massage Therapy based on the approval by the NCBTMB approval (provider #1000939). Category: General

  • New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy (NJMBT)

    The New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy accepts continuing education programs if approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). This continuing education activity is approved for the New Jersey Board of Massage and Bodywork Therapy based on the approval by the NCBTMB approval (provider #1000939)

  • Washington Board of Massage Therapy (WABMT)

    The Washington Board of Massage Therapy does not approve or preapprove continuing education activities. Licensees are responsible for choosing CE that meets requirements as per requirements outlined in WAC 246-830-475.

CELS Grievance

If a grievance arises pertaining to continuing education activities or processes, please contact Tyler Gibson via confidential email to tyler@celearningsystems.com as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion.

Refund

If you need to cancel your registration, please email support@ce-go.com or call 877 248 6789. Please note that no refunds will be given.

Disability accommodation

ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law; please indicate your special needs when you register by sending an email to support@ce-go.com or by calling us at 888 498 5578.

Cancellation

If you need to cancel your registration, please email support@ce-go.com or call 877 248 6789.

Technology

1. This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom Webinar, and you may be prompted to download or upgrade your Zoom app if using a mobile device. A strong WiFi connection will be required for best quality.


2. We recommend clicking your "Join Webinar" button early and checking that your speakers are on before the event begins. Please do not worry about being seen or heard! Attendee video feeds and mics are turned off by default when entering a webinar. You will be able to ask questions via the Q&A feature.


3. Please respect that no copying, recording, or distribution of live session content is allowed. CE's are provided for the "live" sessions only. CE's will not be available for the recordings.

Massage Therapy and Pathology: Common and Contagious Skin Conditions
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  • CE Hours
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  • Type
    Live Interactive Webinar
  • Date
    Fri Jun 28th, 2024
  • Time
    11:00am - 02:15pm EDT

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