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Professional Ethics guide and inform the individual massage therapist and the massage industry through understanding and obeying state laws and requirements, setting standards for education and the practice of massage therapy, promoting professionalism, defining right and wrong conduct and demonstrating respect for every client. Students will review key terms, the eight principles at the foundation of ethics, the code of ethics, scope of practice, professional boundaries, transference and more.

Workshop Objectives

Key definitions
History of Ethics in medicine
Examine the eight principles which form the basis for the code of ethics in the massage therapy industry Code of ethics for massage therapists
Review NCBTMB Code of Ethics
Define scope of practice and discuss how it is formulated Define personal and professional boundaries
Define dual relationships
Define right of refusal
Define transference and counter transference
Case Studies
There is a section on cases studies that allow you to see Ethics in action and in a broader view. There are a variety of case studies so every time you take Ethics you will be able to choose a brand new case study to keep the class interesting and dynamic.
This course is approved by NCBTMB for 4 Continuing Education hours.