Herpes and Hep and Flu, Oh My! An Update on Public Health Research for Massage Therapists
This fun and engaging presentation will provide the newest information on public health issues that massage therapists need to have on their radar. From Herpes and Hep and flu, with several stops in between we'll take a close look at some of the contagious conditions that we might encounter and how to protect ourselves and our clients from risk. Don't miss this chance to get up to speed on the latest in public health with Pathology Queen, Ruth Werner.
Ruth Werner is a retired massage therapist, writer, and educator with a passionate interest in massage research and the role of bodywork for people who struggle with health issues. Her groundbreaking textbook, A Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology was first published in 1998. She writes for Massage and Bodywork magazine and teaches across the USA. She has served on committees for the Utah Department of Public Licensing, the AMTA, NCBTMB, and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards. In 2005 she was selected for the AMTA Teacher of the Year Award.