2022 ABMP CE Summit: Lymph | Online Conference

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This online conference focused on lymph and included an in-depth look at the anatomy, function, and pathologies of the lymphatic system as well as an introduction to the manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) modality and MLD techniques for the neck and face.

Learners enjoyed this rare opportunity to interact with course instructors and connect with their massage and bodywork community as they learned about lymph!

This event—including 3 hours of CE—was free for everyone in the profession.




The CE courses are now available in the ABMP Education Center!



Tuesday, October 25, 2022

  • 9:45 a.m. MDT: Event Welcome with ABMP President Les Sweeney
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. MDT: “Lymphatic System: An Essential Guide to an Underrated System” with Ruth Werner and Megan Belanger [1 CE] Learn more.
  • 11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. MDT: Live Q&A with Ruth Werner and Megan Belanger
  • 11:25 a.m. MDT: 5-minute "Lymph Talk" excerpt, "MLD for Oncology and Fibromyalgia" with Megan Belanger [No CE]*
  • 11:35 a.m. MDT: 5-minute course excerpt, "Embodied Lymph: A Movement Practice for Lymph Flow" with Ann Teachworth [No CE]**
  • 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. MDT: “Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage” with Nicola McGill [1 CE] Learn more.
  • 12:45 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with Nicola McGill
  • 1:10 p.m. MDT: 5-minute "Lymph Talk" excerpt, "MLD for Post-Surgical Clients" with Rebecca Sturgeon [No CE]*
  • 1:15 p.m. MDT: 5-minute sponsor education, "MLD: Addressing Knee Conditions" from Academy of Lymphatic Studies [No CE]
  • 1:20 p.m. MDT: 5-minute course excerpt, "Cupping and the Lymphatic System" with Paul Kohlmeier [No CE]**
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MDT: “Manual Lymphatic Drainage: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face” with Nicola McGill [1 CE] Learn more.
  • 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. MDT: Live Q&A with Nicola McGill
  • 2:45 pm. MDT: Community Connection: Live Recap


All times listed are for the mountain time zone. Check your time zone!
The event starts at 8:45 a.m. PDT | 9:45 a.m. MDT | 10:45 a.m. CDT | 11:45 a.m. EDT

*View the full "Lymph Talk" series on ABMP's YouTube channel.
**This new CE course will be added to the ABMP Education Center after the event.


Course Replays

Will replays and CE credit be available after the event?

ABMP members: Yes, the three CE courses will be added to the ABMP Education Center after the event for you to view and earn free CE credit. 

Nonmembers: The three CE courses will be available for you to purchase in the ABMP Education Center after the event.

Learn more about ABMP membership.


CE Credit and CE Certificates

All attendees will have the opportunity to earn CE credit for each course by passing a short online quiz. These CE credits qualify as online CE hours, not live CE hours. CE certificates will be available after the event in the ABMP Education Center.



Have a question? Please contact us!


ABMP CE Summit Instructors


Ruth Werner
Ruth Werner
Megan Belanger
Megan Belanger
Nicola McGill
Nicola McGill
Kristin Coverly
Host: Kristin Coverly



ABMP CE Summit Sponsors

Thank you to our generous partners who help make this event possible!


Check out their incredible prize giveaways!

Academy of Lymphatic Studies: Lymphedema Textbook Package | Retail Value $175

Earthlite: Vibra-Therm Sports Therapy Table | Retail Value $699

Sarga: Self-Paced Online Course | Retail Value $200

Northwest School of Animal Massage: Education Package | Retail Value $300

Precision Neuromuscular Therapy: Annual Portal Subscription | Retail Value $167

The NOW Massage: Curated Gift Bag | Retail Value $150

Universal Companies: Lymph Toolkit | Retail Value $213+


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