October is ABMP Education Month

October is Education Month! At ABMP we recognize the importance of continuing education and strive to bring our members high-quality courses on a diverse range of topics.

This October, we’re celebrating back to school season by adding a new webinar to the ABMP Education Center every week throughout the month. These top-notch courses cover a wide range of topics, including ethics and video-based technique webinars on shin splints, thoracic outlet syndrome, inflammation, and ashiatsu. 

Check your email inbox every Tuesday in October to learn about that week’s new course or visit the ABMP Education Center anytime at www.abmp.com/ce

ABMP members have the option to earn free CE hours for each of the 190+ courses in the library.

Learn and earn free CE with ABMP!

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News

Gainful Employment Rules Compliance Updates

Over the past two weeks, the US Department of Education issued updates to the new “Gainful Employment” (GE) regulations for vocational programs published last fall. This web post addresses the updates to prepare school owners and educators ahead of the July 1, 2024, new GE rule effective date.

New Study Reconfirms the Benefits of Touch

A recent study found that touch interventions were effective in helping regulate cortisol levels, reducing feelings of depression in adults, and having other significant benefits.

Louisiana Bill Proposes Massage Program Hour Increase

Effective October 1, 2024, Louisiana massage students will no longer be eligible for federal financial aid because massage programs are limited by Louisiana law. But there is a solution: Senate Bill 353 will increase the required education hours for massage licensure from 500 to 625. ABMP fully supports this bill, and we explain why you should too.

Blog

ABMP CE Summit: Headaches

 Headaches.

Join us online Tuesday, April 30, 2024, for the ABMP CE Summit: Headaches, which take learners on a journey from understanding headaches to working with clients with headache pain using multiple modalities and techniques.

Benefits

Podcast: Cancer, Clots, and COVID—A Complicated Client

A client was recently treated for colon cancer—and it didn’t go well. She had surgical complications, a bout of sepsis, and more. Is massage therapy safe? We discuss on this episode of “I Have a Client Who . . .” Pathology Conversations with Ruth Werner.

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