Helpful COVID-19 and Pathology Resources from ABMP and Ruth Werner

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Helpful COVID-19 and Pathology Resources from ABMP and Ruth Werner

ABMP has been proud to partner with pathology expert and leading educator Ruth Werner over the years. Ruth is an invaluable resource to the profession, and has been an amazing source of information and support during this COVID-19 pandemic, to our ABMP members especially. We wanted to give a shout-out to Ruth and all the amazing work she has partnered with us on, as we look forward to partnering with her for years to come!

COVID-19 Content from Ruth Werner

Blogs

Shut it Down: Recommendation for Massage Therapists” by Ruth Werner
3/16/2020

Questions for Clients Who Have Had COVID-19” by Ruth Werner
6/1/2020

Ready to Dive Back In?” by Ruth Werner
6/18/2020

COVID-Related Coagulopathy, Take 3: A Conversation with a Hematologist” by Ruth Werner
7/16/2020

Magazines

What Will It Look Like When We Go Back to Work?” by Ruth Werner
4/6/2020 Special Issue of Massage & Bodywork

COVID-19 Related Coagulopathy” by Ruth Werner, with video
July/August 2020 Issue of Massage & Bodywork (also appeared in May 26 sneak preview blog)

Continuing Education

A Massage Therapist's Guide to COVID-19” (1.5 CE Hours)

Podcasts

Conversations in Quarantine—Interview with Ruth Werner
Episode 3 in ABMP’s Conversations in Quarantine podcast series

Check-In with Ruth Werner Regarding WHO Statements About Asymptomatic Spread
Episode 10 of The ABMP Podcast; Ruth gives a brief update at the start of this podcast.

And So Much More

Don’t forget all of Ruth’s other great work with ABMP.

Pathology Perspectives – 2006 to present

Ruth has written this important column for Massage & Bodywork magazine since 2006. Her in-depth look at pathology topics has most recently included insightful videos to accompany her columns. Check out her work in our magazine archives.

Feature Articles

Take the Danger Out of Endangerment Sites” by Ruth Werner
May/June 2020 issue of Massage & Bodywork

The Benefits of Massage” by Ruth Werner
July/August 2019 issue of Massage & Bodywork

Pocket Pathology App

Developed in partnership with Ruth, who is the author of A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology, and Books of DiscoveryABMP Pocket Pathology is a quick-reference program that puts key information for nearly 200 common pathologies at your fingertips. Use ABMP Pocket Pathology to go into your sessions armed with the knowledge necessary to make the best treatment decisions for your clients. This is an exclusive benefit for ABMP members.

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News

Colorado Bill Requires Local Background Checks

Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 24-1371, requiring local government (counties, cities, or municipalities) to conduct periodic criminal background checks for massage establishment operators, owners, and employees.

Washington Massage Board Vacancies

The State Department of Health and the Washington Massage Board are seeking licensed massage therapists to fill professional member vacancies. Apply before the June 30 deadline.

Blog

Julie Plachta: Serving the Underserved

Woman massages a client who is lying facedown on a massage table.

As we get closer to celebrating Massage Is for EveryBody, July 14–20, 2024, we wanted to share more of Julie Plachta’s story, which exemplifies the inclusive values of this campaign.

Benefits

Podcast: THE INTERSTATE MASSAGE COMPACT

Skills and experience are transferable, but your state massage license is not. On this episode of The ABMP Podcast, ABMP President and CEO Les Sweeney is joined by Debra Persinger, Executive Director at FSMTB, to discuss the Interstate Massage Compact ( IMpact ), how it would affect practitioners, where it stands in regards to legislation, and how it would benefit consumers.

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