Video Course: Cupping and the Lymphatic System
This course is approved for Florida’s “Distance Learning Hands-On Technique” category for the 2021-2023 renewal period (CE Broker course #20-1083060 for FL only).
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Learn the who, what, where, when, and why of using cupping to work with the lymphatic system. Content includes who cupping may and may not be appropriate for, what considerations must be made when using cupping techniques to work with the lymphatic system, when it’s appropriate to use cupping, where on the body it can be applied safely, and why you may want to add cupping into your soft tissue modalities toolbox.
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Having viewed the online massage therapy CE course, participants will be able to:
- Identify which clients can safely receive cupping for lymphatic drainage.
- List the contraindications of cupping for lymphatic drainage.
- List the benefits of cupping for lymphatic drainage.
- Describe the cupping techniques used in lymphatic drainage.
- Describe where cups are placed on the body in relation to edema.
Paul Kohlmeier is a massage therapist and practitioner of Chinese medicine from Winnipeg, Canada. A self-professed research nerd, he likes to read research articles and is keen to add evidence he finds into his courses. As well as running a busy multi-disciplinary practice, he is an owner of the supply and education companies, Cupping Canada and Cupping USA. The website for US customers is www.cuppinginternational.com.
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This online massage therapy CE course is available to you on demand to access, learn, and earn CE whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you!
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Is this massage therapy CE course approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for CE credit?
Yes! All of ABMP's courses are approved under ABMP’s NCBTMB Approved Provider account (451086-09).
How do I earn a CE certificate for this video-based course?
After you complete the webinar video, a quiz will appear on the page. Earn a CE certificate by scoring 70% or higher on the course quiz.
How do I access my CE certificates?
CE certificates are available on your “My CE Transcripts” page and on the course page. Visit your “My CE Transcript” page by clicking “My CE” on the navigation bar at the top of your screen.