Video Course: Herpes and Hep and Flu, Oh My! An Update on Public Health Research for Massage Therapists

Ruth Werner

This fun and engaging presentation will provide the newest information on public health issues and communicable diseases that massage therapists need to have on their radar. From herpes to hepatitis to flu, with several stops in between, including HIV/AIDS, we'll take a close look at some of the contagious conditions we might encounter and how to protect ourselves and our clients from disease transmission. Don't miss this chance to get up to speed on the latest in public health with Pathology Queen Ruth Werner.

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Ruth Werner

Ruth Werner is an educator, writer, and retired massage therapist with a passionate interest in massage therapy research and the role of bodywork for people who struggle with health. She wrote the groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology. Werner is a columnist for Massage and Bodywork magazine and Massage New Zealand. She serves on several national and international volunteer committees, and teaches continuing education workshops in research and pathology all over the world. Visit her website at, or join her on Facebook,, for more information.

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