2020 ABMP CE Summit Presentations Available On-Demand

The 2020 ABMP CE Summit has concluded, and whether you joined us for one session or several days, we hope you found the opportunity to learn while interacting with your massage and bodywork community and course instructors both meaningful and inspirational, like this happy attendee:

"This Summit has not only armed me with technical tools/knowledge, inspired me with new ideas, and given me a sense of community, but also relieved my worry about 'losing my touch' and anxiety about 'how will I best be of service' to individuals, especially those with complex issues."

We want to send a heartfelt "Thank you!" to all our amazing presenters and sponsors who helped make this event possible (special offers and information from these companies are available at www.abmp.com/summit-sponsors).

If you completed CE quizzes during the event, your certificates are available in the ABMP Education Center at www.abmp.com/learn/transcript.

For ABMP members, all of the webinars have been added to the ABMP Education Center at www.abmp.com/ce for on-demand viewing and free CE.

If you're not a member, those courses (excluding Dr. Finley's presentation) are available for purchase at www.abmp.com/ce, or you can join ABMP to gain access to these presentations and more, all included with membership at www.abmp.com/more.

Direct links to the presentations are available below:

Schedule

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

10:00 a.m. MT: Keynote Presentation "Surviving Together: A Conversation with Massage Therapists" with ABMP President Les Sweeney
10:30 a.m. MT: “Addressing Health Disparities in Communities of Color with Wellness Approaches” with Dr. Nicola Finley (1 CE hour)
11:45 a.m. MT: ABMP Video Podcast Episode with Anne Williams of Massage Mastery Online (Aromatherapy)
12:00 p.m. MT: ABMP Video Podcast Episode with Angie Parris-Raney (Healing Through the Senses)
12:30 p.m. MT: “Plantar Foot Pain” with Whitney Lowe and Til Luchau (1 CE hour)
1:30 p.m. MT: Community Connection: Live Recap

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

10:00 a.m. MT: “Presence, Boundaries, and Emotional Resiliency” with Healwell’s Cal Cates and Kerry Jordan (1 CE hour)
11:15 a.m. MT: “A Detailed Approach to General Neck Pain” with Allison Denney (1 CE hour)
12:30 p.m. MT: ABMP Video Podcast Episode with Allissa Haines and Michael Reynolds of Massage Business Blueprint (Financially Surviving COVID-19)
1:00 p.m. MT: “Touching Trauma” with Chris Smith and Cindy Williams (1 CE hour)
2:00 p.m. MT: Community Connection: Live Recap

Thursday, October 22, 2020

9:30 a.m. MT: “Balancing the Shoulder: Practical Clinic” with Tom Myers (1.5 CE hours)
11:15 a.m. MT: “Connection and Courage in Times of Uncertainty” with Amy Andrews McMaster (1 CE hour)
12:30 p.m. MT: “A Massage Therapist’s Guide to COVID-19” with Ruth Werner (1.5 CE hours)
2:00 p.m. MT: Community Connection: Live Recap

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Benefits

ABMP’s Lymph Talk Series

Lymph Talk is a series of conversations ABMP Director of Professional Education Kristin Coverly had with practitioners who specialize in the manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) modality. These talks were recorded in conjunction with the October 25, 2022, free, online ABMP CE Summit on Lymph. Kristin says, “My hope is that these conversations increase the awareness of MLD and demonstrate how effective it can be with different populations so massage therapists and bodyworkers are inspired to learn more about this gentle, yet powerful modality!”

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—MLD: Basic Techniques for the Neck and Face

Gain an understanding of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) movements and the location of important lymphatic structures as you watch Nicola McGill’s dynamic demonstration of three MLD techniques and MLD sequences for the neck and face. Learn about this important modality that, when provided effectively, can support and enhance the movement of lymph fluid through the lymphatic vessels and eventually back to the cardiovascular system.

2022 ABMP CE Summit Course—Introduction to Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a gentle, rhythmic form of bodywork that enhances and supports the movement of fluid through the lymphatic system to support health and well-being. Developed by Danish therapists Emil and Estrid Vodder in the 1930s, MLD is now practiced extensively by health and wellness practitioners and is used within the medical community to treat lymphedema and post-surgical and post-traumatic edema. Join Nicola McGill in this engaging course to learn the benefits, indications, and mechanics of this gentle, effective modality.

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