Over 200 Courses with Free CE in the ABMP Education Center

2018 was another wonderful year for continuing education at ABMP! New video-based courses were added to the library covering a wide range of topics, including myofascial techniques, techniques for specific conditions, pathology, marketing, ethics, ayurveda, ashiatsu, and more.

ABMP’s manager of professional education, Kristin Coverly, shares, “It’s exciting and rewarding to bring this level of education and free CE to our members. As a massage therapist myself I understand the value of being able to learn and earn CE when and where it fits with my schedule and I’m thrilled to help bring education from the leaders in the field directly to our members through our on-demand online courses. At 60–90 minutes in length, it’s easy to fit outstanding education into your schedule!”

Start learning today! Visit www.abmp.com/ce to choose from over 200 courses in the ABMP Education Center, all with Free CE for ABMP members!

The most popular webinars by category in the ABMP Education Center in 2018 were:

Ethics: “Ethics: Preventing Sexual Misconduct in Massage Therapy" with Ben Benjamin

Techniques: “Myofascial Techniques: Sciatica, A New Look” with Til Luchau

Pathology: "Fibromyalgia: The Invisible Disease” with Ruth Werner

Bodywork: “Foot Reflexology 1 &2: Benefits, Philosophy, and the 34 Points” with Marc Zollicoffer

Self-Care: “Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 1-Body Mechanics” with Eric Stephenson

Business: “Client Retention Strategies That Work” with Kristin Coverly

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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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