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Ruth Werner

Ruth Werner is a writer and educator for massage therapists. Her groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology (MTGP), is now in its 7th edition and is used all over the world.

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What’s Next? COVID-19 Updates for Massage Therapists

This 1-hour self-paced online course covers the latest information about COVID-19 through the lens of what massage therapists need to know to make safe, effective, evidence-informed choices for clients who have had this infection.

Participants will be able to…

  • Define COVID-19 and describe how the virus causes symptoms
  • Describe current recommendations for hygienic precautions in massage therapy settings
  • List the three vaccines currently in use in the United States
  • Identify the three main virus variants that are present in the United States
  • Analyze key decision points about massage therapy for clients who have had COVID-19
  • Construct a treatment plan for a client who had COVID-19, based on relevant variables